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  • v  be appropriate or necessary

  • Gwyneth Paltrow in Independent
    Speaking about her relationship with the Coldplay singer, Paltrow said: "It doesn't behove us to be a public couple. He certainly doesn't want to be that. So it's just better if we don't - I mean, we've never ever walked down a red carpet together,...
  • Joyce Savoline in Brandon Sun
    If the learning at elementary and high schools in rural areas is destabilized, we're going to lose kids to that higher learning,warned Savoline. "I think it would behove him to address the problem and relieve the anxiety of those 100...
  • Mamata Banerjee in Economic Times
    On comments made by industrialist Ratan Tata that she had "pulled the trigger", Banerjee said "it does not behove well to accuse one party while speaking as 'His Master's Voice' of another party (CPI-M).

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