When in Rome, do as the Romans do meaning

What does the saying 'When in Rome, do as the Romans do' mean?

Idiom: When in Rome, do as the Romans do


This means that you should adapt to the customs of societies when you visit them, or behave in an appropriate manner according to how people around you behave. It is often shortened to "When in Rome".

Country: International English | Subject Area: Place name | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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