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a game in which the players must repeat the actions of the leader US, Canadian, and Irish name follow-the-leader
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  • They romped, like boys playing leap-frog or follow-my-leader.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Maze and spiral; follow-my-leader, done at a jog-trot in the open air.

  • All this is spared to the young horse by the follow-my-leader system.

  • Such is the follow-my-leader idea in art likes and dislikes!

  • So we set off—a long, straggling, follow-my-leader line of men and stretchers.

    At Suvla Bay John Hargrave
  • While the other cubs played “follow-my-leader” with the dam, he hung back, hesitating and afraid.

    Creatures of the Night Alfred W. Rees
  • Hour after hour while we played blindly follow-my-leader 189 the clouds were a sieve over our devoted heads.

    A Daughter of Raasay William MacLeod Raine
  • The scrub was so thick that they had to climb together and follow-my-leader along what appeared to be cattle tracks up the hill.

  • The whole matter of opinion is a game of 'follow-my-leader'; not one of you dares admire anything unless the critics say so.

    Solomon Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • Thus in this perpetual 'follow-my-leader' way the work is done, with more precision and steadiness than in the merchant service.

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