pattern oneself on

idiom

Definition of pattern oneself on

: to try to be like and to behave like (someone one admires) When he started his own business, he patterned himself on his father.

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“Pattern oneself on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pattern%20oneself%20on. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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