Imitate or do as someone else has done, as in Bill decided to leave for the rest of the day, and Mary followed suit. This term comes from card games in which one must play a card from the same suit as the one led. [Mid-1800s]
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Tend to your own garden, to quote the great sage of free speech, Voltaire, and invite people to follow your example.
They prevailed last August, obtaining—follow me here—an injunction prohibiting the enforcement of those provisions.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
San Francisco was the first city to pass one in 2006; since then, 14 other cities and three states have followed suit.
Eventually, DeCrow and Seidenberg filed suit against the East Village mainstay.
The follow-up story is how those who survived both the competitive onslaught, as well as the recession, have adapted.
Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
In 1856 she married Mesdag, who, rather late in life decided to follow the career of a painter.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
He is what the bill wishes to make for us, a regular root doctor, and will suit the place exactly.
You will follow the suite of my daughter to Spain, and you will become the bosom Counsellor of the wife of your Prince?The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
We had three long tables which Liszt arranged to suit himself, his own place being in the middle.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay