[Idiom] I decided to follow suit.

beachboy

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Suddenly, Brenda got bored. After some minutes she left without saying goodbye. I decided to follow suit.
Is "to follow suit" a synonym for "to do the same"? Is the expression properly used in my sentence?
 

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Yes and yes
 

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"Follow his/her lead" is another way to express it.
 
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