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    Monkey see, Monkey do!

    hello everybody...
    could anyone explain the meaning of the saying "Monkey see, monkey do!" to me?

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    Re: Monkey see, Monkey do!

    It means someone imitating your actions or behavior, often without thinking. An adult, for example, might smoke a cigarette in front of a child, and then later discover the child trying to light up one on his own, not knowing it's dangerous.

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    Re: Monkey see, Monkey do!

    Thank you very much!

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