01. Their parrot can [mimic] their mother's voice perfectly.
02. People who are able to [mimic] others are said to make excellent language learners.
03. My brother likes to try to [mimic] a Mexican accent, but he's not very good at it.
04. Actor Robin Williams is an incredible [mimic]; he can sound like just about anyone.
05. The hunter [mimicked] the sound of a female moose to lure a male within shooting range.
06. Whenever Suzie gets mad at Vlado, he just [mimics] her angry face and voice, and makes her start laughing.
07. I heard it said once that children are natural [mimics] who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.
08. The new robotic arm can [mimic] most of the functions of a real arm.
09. My son can [mimic] my voice so well that even my own wife can't tell us apart on the phone.
10. Early symptoms of HIV infection may [mimic] flu symptoms.
11. Ralph Waldo Emerson once remarked that every man is a borrower and a [mimic].
12. My classmate used to make us laugh by [mimicking] the teacher.
13. Some animal species [mimic] less vulnerable species by color resemblances.
14. [Mimicry] is relatively common in insects, and is primarily used for defense.
15. This insect [mimics] the appearance of a leaf of a certain plant.
16. The aliens were able to go unnoticed by [mimicking] human behavior.
17. Boys tend to [mimic] their fathers, while girls usually [mimic] their mothers, and they are sometimes marvelous observers.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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