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bandwagon

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/ˈbændˌwæɡən/
an activity, group, etc., that has become successful or fashionable and so attracts many new people: A similar force is the peer group bandwagon: I may watch a television programme not only because I like it but because I want to be able to converse with my peer group.
jump/climb/get on the bandwagon disapproving to become involved in an activity that is already successful so that you can get the advantages of it yourself: The success of the product led many firms to try to jump on the bandwagon.
Translations of “bandwagon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 流行,浪潮,時尚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流行,浪潮,时尚…
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