Idiom: 'When in Rome, do as the Romans do'
What does 'When in Rome, do as the Romans do' mean?
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".
Contributor: Richard Flynn
Country: International English | Subject Area: Place name | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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