take a page out of (one's) book

take a page out of (one's) book

To do something in the way one else would do it; to behave or act like one. I think I'm going to take a page out of your book and start going for a run first thing in the morning. I'm glad to see you're taking a page out of my book when it comes to preparing your tax returns early.
See also: book, of, out, page, take
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