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bandwagon

noun
     
band‧wag‧on [countable]
1 an activity that a lot of people are doing:
The keep-fit bandwagon started rolling in the mid 80s.
2

climb/jump/get on the bandwagon

to start doing or saying something that a lot of people are already doing or saying - used to show disapproval:
I don't want to look as if I'm jumping on a green bandwagon.

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