follow suit
phrasal 1. to play a card of the same suit as the card led 2. to follow an example set

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • follow suit — {v. phr.} 1. To play a card of the same color and kind that another player has put down. * /When diamonds were led, I had to follow suit./ 2. To do as someone else has done; follow someone s example. * /When the others went swimming, I followed… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • follow suit — {v. phr.} 1. To play a card of the same color and kind that another player has put down. * /When diamonds were led, I had to follow suit./ 2. To do as someone else has done; follow someone s example. * /When the others went swimming, I followed… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • follow suit — ► to do the same as someone else: »We expect that fund managers will take a lead by coming out in favour of one of the banks, at which point undecided investors will follow suit. Main Entry: ↑follow …   Financial and business terms

  • follow suit — ► follow suit 1) conform to another s actions. 2) (in bridge, whist, and other card games) play a card of the suit led. Main Entry: ↑follow …   English terms dictionary

  • follow suit — index copy, mock (imitate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • follow suit — verb a) To play a card of the same suit as the previous or leading card If you are not sure of the proper etiquette, watch what others do and follow suit. b) To follow an example; to imitate …   Wiktionary

  • follow\ suit — v. phr. 1. To play a card of the same color and kind that another player has put down. When diamonds were led, I had to follow suit. 2. To do as someone else has done; follow someone s example. When the others went swimming, I followed suit …   Словарь американских идиом

  • follow suit —    If you follow suit, you do the same as another person has just done.     The first robber held up his hands, then the other two followed suit …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • follow suit — to do the same as someone else has just done. If other companies lower their prices, we shall have to follow suit …   New idioms dictionary

  • follow suit — follow the example of another …   English contemporary dictionary

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