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Good manners vs. Bad manners #1 (permalink) Tue Nov 16, 2004 18:31 pm   Good manners vs. Bad manners
 

Test No. incompl/elem-12 "We went on holiday", question 10

It is considered bad ......... to shout at someone.

(a) habits
(b) ways
(c) manners
(d) custom

Test No. incompl/elem-12 "We went on holiday", answer 10

It is considered bad manners to shout at someone.

Correct answer: (c) manners

Your answer was: incorrect
It is considered bad custom to shout at someone.
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Manners #2 (permalink) Tue Nov 16, 2004 19:32 pm   Manners
 

Manners in the plural suggests behaviour (good/bad manners) and it could not be custom because it would have to be a custom.
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Manners #3 (permalink) Wed Aug 03, 2005 17:06 pm   Manners
 

Alan wrote:
Manners in the plural suggests behaviour (good/bad manners) and it could not be custom because it would have to be a custom.


Alan, Why it is not "habits" insted "manners". :shock:
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Manners #4 (permalink) Wed Aug 03, 2005 17:36 pm   Manners
 

Good manners/bad manners refers to the way someone behaves towards other people. Good habits/bad habits are things that you practise on a daily/regular basis and do not refer to the way you behave. For example good habits are considered to be: taking exercise/eating fresh food/being tidy. Bad habits are considered to be: smoking/drinking too much/ eating potato chips.
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Good manners, Bad manners #5 (permalink) Sat Nov 18, 2006 16:10 pm   Good manners, Bad manners
 

And why dont we use "way"? can u explain for me, Alan? Thanks for all.
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Good manners vs. Bad manners #6 (permalink) Mon Sep 01, 2008 5:17 am   Good manners vs. Bad manners
 

can u explain to me about the difference between way and manner.thank
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Good manners vs. Bad manners #7 (permalink) Tue Jun 09, 2009 17:44 pm   Good manners vs. Bad manners
 

what is the difference between
1) It is considered bad manner to shout at someone

2) It is considered bad manners to shout at someone

manners= means behaving to others in a good and impressive way
there are many types of manners
and shouting at someone is one among them right?
so shouting at someone is a bad manner among the bad manners?

isn't it right?

or should we always use the word MANNERS [the plural form] in English? and there's no usage like a "bad manner" [a singular form]?

Please help to clarify me

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Good manners vs. Bad manners #8 (permalink) Wed Jun 10, 2009 12:22 pm   Good manners vs. Bad manners
 

Manners is used to indicate that what is being done is only one of the many things that can be displayed in a person with bad manners.

You can act in a disorderly manner (way/fashion), but in doing so you demonstrate one of your bad manners.
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Good manners vs. Bad manners #9 (permalink) Tue Jun 30, 2009 20:23 pm   Good manners vs. Bad manners
 

ohh thank you Kitosdad..
thank you very much!
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Good manners vs. Bad manners #10 (permalink) Thu Jul 29, 2010 19:13 pm   Good manners vs. Bad manners
 

Hi!
There is almost no difference in Russia in using "habits" or "manners", so I was wrong doing this tect. Thank you Alan for your explanation. Now I understand how to use these words in English
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Good manners vs. Bad manners #11 (permalink) Fri Aug 06, 2010 15:56 pm   Good manners vs. Bad manners
 

Hi!
I find that bad habits it's to shout at someone. The manners is a term more elegant. I use it when someone looks institently to other one..
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Good manners vs. Bad manners #12 (permalink) Thu Oct 07, 2010 6:08 am   Good manners vs. Bad manners
 

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Habits/Manners #13 (permalink) Wed Nov 24, 2010 6:51 am   Habits/Manners
 

Dear Alan,
In this very sentence, if the two choices were given, like Habit & Manners, so what would be the most appropriate word to use?
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Re: Manners #14 (permalink) Fri Jul 06, 2012 17:39 pm   Re: Manners
 

Alan wrote:
Good manners/bad manners refers to the way someone behaves towards other people. Good habits/bad habits are things that you practise on a daily/regular basis and do not refer to the way you behave. For example good habits are considered to be: taking exercise/eating fresh food/being tidy. Bad habits are considered to be: smoking/drinking too much/ eating potato chips.


Thanks Alan, that's what I concern. I made the mistake in this. I select "habits".
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