take a page from someone’s book

take a page from (someone's) book

To do something in the way someone else would do it; to behave or act like someone else. I think I'm going to take a page from your book and start going for a run first thing in the morning. Our youngest son was always very placid as a baby, but now that he's getting older, he's begun taking a page from our older boy's book.
See also: book, page, take
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take a page from someone’s book

tv. to copy or emulate. I took a page from Edison’s book and began inventing useful little things.
See also: book, page, take
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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