to imitate the virtues of great men: theo gương đạo đức của những người vĩ đại
bắt chước, làm theo; mô phỏng, phỏng mẫu
parrots imitate human speech: vẹt bắt chước tiếng người
to imitate diamonds: làm giả kim cương
imitates|imitated|imitating'ɪmɪteɪt verb +reproduce someone's behavior or looks +appear like, as in behavior or appearance +make a reproduction or copy of
1 mimic, copy, ape, parrot, monkey, emulate, impersonate, do an impression of; echo, simulate:
Cruikshank was imitating the boss, who walked in at that very moment. His style imitates that of Carlyle
2 copy, mimic, mock, parody, satirize, burlesque, caricature, travesty, Colloq spoof, take off, Brit send up:
In Hudibras, Samuel Butler imitated the style of the heroic epic.
Advanced English Dictionary
+verb[VN] 1 to copy sb/sth: Her style of painting has been imitated by other artists. + Art imitates Nature. + Teachers provide a model for children to imitate. + No computer can imitate the complex functions of the human brain. 2 to copy the way a person speaks or behaves, in order to amuse people Synonym: MIMIC She knew that the girls used to imitate her and laugh at her behind her back.
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