model on

Meaning: to use something or someone as an example to copy when making something or doing something

For example:

  • be modelled on sth The Indian legal system was modelled on the British system.

  • model yourself on sb Many young singers and dancers still model themselves on Michael Jackson.

Quick Quiz:

A whole generation of young football or soccer players have modelled themselves on

a. fashion models

b. David Beckham

c. exercise machines

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