model oneself on

idiom

Definition of model oneself on

: to try to be like and to behave like (someone one admires) She models herself on the leaders that came before her.

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“Model oneself on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/model%20oneself%20on. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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