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
References in classic literature ?
"Nay, by my faith," said the other, "I will follow your lead."
If you ever read anything about political propaganda techniques, that's a core tactic for converting the unassured to follow your lead, and apparently it works.
Tell them you wanna talk and, hopefully, they'll follow your lead and sing like a canary.
Deutsch offered a some networking tips: * Be open-minded * Treat people as equals * Don't be afraid to ask questions * Say "thank you" * Set realistic goals * Follow your leads * Be professional * Meet and greet everyone * Give cards * Introduce yourself by name and company * Know your strengths and weaknesses * Be committed