follow (one's) lead

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follow (one's) lead

To act in a manner similar to someone else. I know you're nervous about having to lie to Mom, but just follow my lead and don't start rambling. I am following my sister's lead and joining her old sorority.
See also: follow, lead

follow someone's lead

to do as someone else does; to accept someone's guidance; to follow someone's direction. Just follow my lead and you will not get lost. John followed his father's lead and became a lawyer.
See also: follow, lead
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After all, she had perhaps purposely deflected the conversation from her own affairs, and after the pain his last words had evidently caused her he felt that all he could do was to follow her lead. But the sense of the waning hour made him desperate: he could not bear the thought that a barrier of words should drop between them again.
James would be the first to suggest, however, that you not follow her lead blindfolded.
She deserves tribute, and we deserve to know how she made her mark that future generations might follow her lead to the greater good.
While tour executives and her corporate sponsors were supportive, Spencer-Devlin expressed disappointment that other closeted players didn't follow her lead. "The straight players ...
Maybe Sharleen's hoping the little one, due in two months, will follow her lead in the fashion stakes.