Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) imitate someone in order to entertain or ridicule
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be a talented mimic
To 'mimic' someone means to impersonate them or imitate their actions, behaviours or words in order to entertain others or to ridicule or make fun of someone. As a noun, ' a mimic' is someone who has a talent for impersonating others. It can also be used as an adjective to describe the behaviour of mimicking somebody. "A mimic competition" for example.
Social Examples (Basic)
She is a talented mimic, with the ability to impersonate a range of well known public figures.
My brothermimicked my father's voiceon the phone in order to play a trick on me.
My friend isso good at mimicking the wayour teacher behaves that he makes the whole class laugh.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Are used to think he was a great leader but I have come to realise he just mimicsother people in power and has no original ideas of his own.
We need to innovate and invest in creativity if we want to stand out from our competitors and not simplymimic their product offerings.
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