Imitation Quotes (130 quotes)
The idea that when we imitate something we are seeking to replace it rather than join it is weak. My first reaction upon finishing it was to imitate the unsinkable Ursula and begin all over again. Then, between puffs of cigarette smoke, she began to imitate a mutual friend. Plus, as with any business venture, an early success story sparks a glut of wide-eyed hopefuls hoping to imitate that victory. O my dear sisters, truly Eve hath many daughters who imitate their mother, who answer in this manner. Self-p-p-preservation is the first law, and so we must imitate the rest of the b-b-brute creation, and live off of each other!
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He was imitating life and he had these tremendous insights over a huge range. And Putin, to his great delight, got to revel in imitating a Cold War giant. When you have one anxious child, the siblings are likely to act out in some way, either by imitating the anxiety or getting angry.
American fashion designers aped their European colleagues mock usually implies imitation with derision. These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'imitate. Send us feedback. See also etymology and note at emulous. See more words from the same year. More Definitions for imitate. See the full definition for imitate in the English Language Learners Dictionary.
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