To follow suit

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The other Growleywogs were not slow to follow suit, and even before they had finished drinking the Chief of the Whimsies and his people came to push them away, while they one and all cast off their false heads that they might slake their thirst at the fountain.
Pullet, with unusual vigor, "for she hasn't got the linen to follow suit wi' mine, I can tell you.
Whereupon cards followed, with aunt Kimble's annual failure to follow suit, and uncle Kimble's irascibility concerning the odd trick which was rarely explicable to him, when it was not on his side, without a general visitation of tricks to see that they were formed on sound principles: the whole being accompanied by a strong steaming odour of spirits-and-water.
You'll see men all round you going into the Staff Corps, and doing every possible sort of duty but regimental, and you may be tempted to follow suit. Now so long as you keep within your allowance, and I haven't stinted you there, stick to the Line, the whole Line, and nothing but the Line.
The US forced sanctions on Mahan Air during the presidency of Barack Obama in 2011 saying that the airline is providing financial, material, and technological support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards, and it has been pressing its European allies to follow suit ever since.
The EU is afraid of setting a precedent, if we make a success of Brexit, the EU is worried that other countries will want to follow suit.
Other industry players are expected to follow suit. The companies announced another round of hefty rollback in prices of petroleum products over the weekend.
Mosekiemang encouraged youth to follow suit and be inspired by others who gained fame through social media in a good way.
Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced the dissolution of Parliament last week, triggering all states other than Sarawak and the Federal Territories to follow suit.
Hyderabad, (Telangana) [India], Mar 26 ( ANI ): Demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh, Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) on Monday said their MPs would resign from Lok Sabha to show their protest and asked the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs to follow suit.
IT seems another stupid dog owner has replied to my letter without reading the whole letter and my reasons for not wanting to encourage other dogs to follow suit. Read my letter in full Mr Radcliffe.
Lebanon decided to follow suit by appointing an "In-denial Minister" After the United Arab Emirates announced the creation of a minister of state for happiness, Lebanon decided to follow suit by appointing an "In-denial Minister" in the upcoming government.