if one sheep leaps over the ditch, all the rest will follow

if one sheep leaps over the ditch, all the rest will follow

proverb If one person takes a dangerous or foolhardy risk, others are apt to follow. Of course all the boys had to try that dangerous ramp at the skateboard park once Billy did. If one sheep leaps over the ditch, all the rest will follow. One hedge fund saw tremendous profit from the sale of subprime mortgages, so it was no surprise that pretty soon it became the trendy new practice throughout the financial market. If one sheep leaps over the ditch, all the rest will follow.
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