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make it a rule (to do something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake it a rule (to do something)make it a rule (to do something)USUALLYto try to make sure that you always do something I make it a rule never to mix business with pleasure. rule
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make it a rule (to do something)Since I have made it a rule not to lie to a client, I assume reciprocal honesty from him.In fact, he made it a rule never to make any friend who could not be useful to him.I make it a rule not to take friends on as clients.I make it a rule to go at least three times.They made it a rule that she was never to be alone.
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