borrow a page from

Definition of borrow a page from

  1. :  to use a technique or idea first used by (another person or group) The company is borrowing a page from its largest competitor.

Word by Word Definitions

borrowplay
  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 (see 1interest 2a)

    :  to appropriate for one's own use

pageplay
  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


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