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borrow/take a page from someone

Definition of borrow/take a page from someone


  1. :  to do the same thing that someone else has done <You may want to borrow/take a page from her and study harder for your finals.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to receive with the implied or expressed intention of returning the same or an equivalent

    :  to borrow (money) with the intention of returning the same plus interest

    :  to appropriate for one's own use

  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (as fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

  1. :  a youth being trained for the medieval rank of knight and in the personal service of a knight

    :  a youth attendant on a person of rank especially in the medieval period

    :  a boy serving as an honorary attendant at a formal function (as a wedding)

  1. :  to wait on or serve in the capacity of a page

    :  to summon by repeatedly calling out the name of

    :  to send a message to via a pager

  1. :  one of the leaves of a publication or manuscript

    :  a single side of one of these leaves

    :  the material printed or written on a page

  1. :  to number or mark the pages of

  1. :  some person :  somebody

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