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Daemon
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keep in step with the times

To be, strive to be, or appear to be contemporary, fashionable, and/or relevant in modern times. More...

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keep in step with the times — To be, strive to be, or appear to be contemporary, fashionable, and/or relevant in modern times.
TheParser
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Sometimes it is a good idea to keep in step with the times, and sometimes it is a bad idea to keep in step with the times.

During the 2016 American presidential campaign, for example, when some candidates visited restaurants to speak with the patrons, most of the patrons did NOT stand up to greet the candidate when the candidate came to the patrons' tables. They just sat there!

Even in 2017, cultured people should, of course, stand up to greet a candidate who wishes to speak with them.

No doubt any children at the table noticed their parents' lack of civility and will imitate them in their own lives.
Wilmar (USA)
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I've always heard it, and used it, as "keep up with the times".
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