borrow/take a page from someone

Definition of borrow/take a page from someone

US

  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

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

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

    :  to seize or capture physically

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

  1. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

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 (such 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

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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