Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Mimic"

The meaning of "Mimic" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does mimic mean?
A: to copy
Q: What does physically mimicked mean?
A: To mimic means to copy, so physically mimicking someone means to copy what they are doing physically
Q: What does mimicking mean?
A: To copy or imitate. A monkey (or a small child) will mimic whatever it sees.

Example sentences using "Mimic"

Q: Please show me example sentences with mimic.
A: Please don't mimic your sister.
The alien mimicked an animal from Earth.
The Venus Fly Trap attracts prey by mimicking the scent of rotting meat.
Q: Please show me example sentences with mimic.
A: it means to copy something/someone

"Did you know that a mime can mimic anything?"

"She usually mimics the way i eat"

for more context a synonym for mimic is "imitate"

"Imitation is the highest form of flattery"

Synonyms of "Mimic" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between mimic and copy and take off ?
A: Mimic is a reproduction of something, you cannot copy somebody else's voice but you can copy somebody elses's notes
Q: What is the difference between mimic and imitate ?
A: They are almost the same thing.
The only difference might be
Mimic : Copy exactly
Imitate : Do something in a similar way

But in the long run, they mean the same thing
Q: What is the difference between mimic and act
act like and pretend ?
A: Mimic means to exactly copy. Like if I mimic you I will copy your behavior exactly. Act means to pretend to be, so if I am acting like you, I will do things you do or would do.
Q: What is the difference between mimic and imitate ?
A: They mean the same in that example. However in different situations/sentences mimic can have a slightly negative feeling to it. An example being, He is trying mimic the way she acts.
Q: What is the difference between mimic and imitate ?
A: Mimicking a bird call makes me think it's very good, and you might think it a real bird. Imitating a bird call, I'm not sure if they are good or bad, but I know they are trying.

Mimicking a person sounds like they are following someone doing exactly what they do, seconds after they do it. Imitating a person could be the same, but sounds more likely observing what someone does in a certain situation and applying that solution to the person's own life.

Translations of "Mimic"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 나 : 야!
친구: 야!
나: 뭐?
친구: 뭐?
나: 왜 나 따라해?

어떤행동이나 말을 상대방이 따라하면' 따라하지마 '라고 말하는데 mimic 또는 follow 어떤동사 쓰나요?
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A: Usually yes. Copy is used more commonly because it has a lot of other ways that we use it. Therefore it comes up more in conversation. However, while mimic isn't as popular of a word, it can still be used in conversation rather frequently.

For talking and not writing, I would put it into tiers of most common:

1: Copy
2: Mimick
3: Imitate

However in writing it can be different.
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Q: What is "the mimics" in the following:
A: "Is it a euphemism for "bullshit" in this case?" No. A mimic is someone that imitates someone. In this case, it sounds like mimics are the enemy that this force is fighting. I don't know why they are called that, but it depends on this specific fictional story. It has nothing to do with bullshit.

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