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do a (someone)
To act as someone else has or usually does. Sally did a Mom and hit the trash cans while backing out of the driveway. Don't do a me and sign the contract before you read it—I'm still paying for that mistake.
do a —behave in a manner characteristic of a specified person or thing. informal
2001 Times One reporter even got the brigadier in charge to ‘do a Blair’ and come over all emotional while discussing the cull.