borrow a page from

idiom

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

Examples of borrow a page from in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Maryland would be wise to borrow a page from that playbook. Edward Lee, Baltimore Sun, 10 Sep. 2023 Sensing also expects that other sectors, such as white goods, will borrow a page from automotive manufacturers. Forbes, 1 June 2021 To borrow a page from fashionable academy, Harris becomes the Other. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 10 Aug. 2012 If that’s the case, Harden needs to borrow a page from Chris Paul’s playbook. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, 13 May 2022 Brazil could borrow a page from the Self-Reliant India playbook. Decio Nascimento, Forbes, 2 June 2021 The MicroTugs owe their pulling power to their sticky feet, which borrow a page from geckos’ evolutionary playbook. Carl Engelking, Discover Magazine, 27 Apr. 2015

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“Borrow a page from.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/borrow%20a%20page%20from. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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