Definition Follow the rules

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Definition

to follow the rules: to obey the rules or regulations
idiom
As a boy, Horatio followed only the rules of the jungle. They were the only rules he obeyed.

the rules (of the game): the instructions (of the game)
noun
What are the rules of the game? Have you read the instructions?
In the 19th century, the French empire was under Napoleon's rule. He made the laws and everyone obeyed him.

Examples

  • "Anyway, to make a long story short, until we have a chance to review the handbook, I'm asking you to follow a few simple rules"

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