(adj.) = well-mannered ; mild-mannered ; well-behaved. Ex: One should avoid giving less effort to the resolution of a problem presented by a calm, well-mannered individual than to those presented by loud, demanding, and persistent pests. Ex: In 'Killers,' out this Friday in theaters, Katherine Heigl discovers her mild-mannered new husband is secretly a gun-toting spy and learns to kick butt herself. Ex: We had a full house for the weekend including two very happy and well-behaved young dogs. ---- * bien educado = urbane. * mal educado = impolite. (v.) = breed ; educate ; bring up ; rear ; civilise [civilize, -USA] ; raise ; school. Ex: The dependence on bosses for recognition, rewards, and advancement breeds an artificiality of relationship, a need to be polite and agreeable. Ex: The staff undertake searches and enquiries for the user and educate the user by various ways, from informal discussion to fully prepared lectures. Ex: Teachers and librarians cannot afford to turn a blind eye to the literature a child is brought up with at home, no matter how anemic and worthless it may seem to be. Ex: One of the main characteristics of written language, especially for people reared in oral cultural milieus, is the inability of the learner to rely on what has always been available: the non-verbal element of communication. Ex: The author argues that the capacity of books to change lives and to civilize readers cannot be overstated = El autor sostiene la opinión de que no se puede dejar de recalcar la capacidad de los libros para cambiar la vida de las personas y civilizar a los lectores. Ex: The current generation of young adults were raised on television, video games, music videos, and other highly visual media = La generación actual de jóvenes se han educado con la televisión, los vídeojuegos, los vídeos musicales y otros medios visuales. Ex: Apprenticeship is more realistic than expecting everyone to be schooled by a parent at home. ---- * educar a un animal doméstico a hacer sus necesidades en la caja de arena = litter-train.