follow the pack


: to do what everyone else does
She's not content to simply follow the pack.

Examples of follow the pack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Advertisement During his time with NJ Advance Media, Salant didn’t follow the pack of national reporters but stuck to New Jersey issues. Elahe Izadi, Washington Post, 4 Mar. 2023 In lieu of a traditional runway show this season, designer Telfar Clemens—who is never one to follow the pack—decided to host an old-school press conference, where VIP guests and journalists alike were seated and lined up in front of a long, mic’d up table. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 12 Sep. 2021

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“Follow the pack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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