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    take a leaf out of someone's book

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    “Eighteen thousand “ said he. “And fifty” said Jim, taking a leaf out of his adversary’s book.

    take a leaf out of someone’s book = to behave or to do something in a way that someone else would; follow the example of; imitate

    Thanks for your efforts.

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    Re: take a leaf out of someone's book

    Yes, you are right

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