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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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