follow lead

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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I hope more countries will follow lead in seeking to create a society that will enable 'persons with special abilities' to fulfil their potentials as equal members of the community.
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The unfortunate coincidences that follow lead to an apparent case of sexual abuse in the emergency department.
Contractors also must now follow lead dust containment and waste management procedures.
Dataplate was the first Windows application of its kind, forcing other software suppliers to follow lead and develop Windows software.
In the preface to the accounts, the directors, including Kate and husband Gerry, said the fund was no longer paying private investigators to follow leads in Portugal.
No one has been arrested on that robbery yet, although police continue to follow leads.
Between December 10 this year and January 13 next year, police will follow leads checking premises where gambling is thought to take place, Angelides said.
In this perfect world, you don't have to develop sales prospects, follow leads, conduct seminars or cold call.
In strategic RPG fashion, invoke girl power, follow leads and solve puzzles to rescue a kidnapped Superman.
SPJ's FOI chairman David Cuillier discussed the changes in Freedom of Information following the Patriot Act, describing ways reporters and editors can follow leads and dig through government documents.
Brent Carpenter said Monday as detectives continued to follow leads about possible suspects.
"Over the last few days, the new ice has sagged alarmingly with snowshoes, so we have had to follow leads along their edges until we can find a safe crossing point.
The arrests are thought to follow leads thrown up at the election court hearings into alleged postal vote fraud in Aston and Bordesley Green.