Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery proverb
Nancy always copies what I wear, but I don't mind. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, anyway.
Don't copy other people's assignments and say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, do it yourself.
The proverb has been around for several centuries but it was not commonly used until the 19th century. Charles Caleb Colton was the first to use it in print. It appeared in his Lacon: or, Many things in few words, published in 1820:
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Many authors used variations of the expression as early as the 18th century. However, Colton’s variation is the one English speakers still use today.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
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