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(be) in the tradition of somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English(be) in the tradition of somebody/something(be) in the tradition of somebody/somethingWAY/MANNERto have the same features as something that has been made or done in the past His paintings are very much in the tradition of Picasso and Matisse. tradition
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(be) in the tradition of somebody/somethingLovejoy himself is firmly in the tradition of the likeable rogue - no first name for a start.As for the recipes for the steel, Butcher kept them all to himself, in the tradition of the alchemists.His latest movie is in the tradition of 1950s horror movies.Levine's depictions of the gargoyles of Notre Dame are much in the tradition of Meryon.This is a poem in the tradition of Horace's Ars Poetica.This is based on enumerative classification, which is deeply rooted in the traditions of epidemiology and vital statistics.Smithagain in the tradition of the Enlightenmenttried to figure out what made people tick.An act of conspicuous valour, in the tradition of St George, might help both her and him.Yet Zeppelin were in the tradition of the blues, of Robert Johnson and Leadbelly.
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