English version

lead by example

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlead by examplelead by exampleto show the people you are in charge of what you want them to do by doing it yourself The best managers lead by example. lead
Examples from the Corpus
lead by exampleThat is surely leading by example!They are the people who lead by example.They never preached about it, but just led by example.Top management will be seen to lead by example.It is best to lead by example and with support.Longfellows captain Billy McKibben led by example as his team got home 7-2 against the Strikers.Skipper Alan Kernaghan led by example at the heart of defence and Andy Peake did an excellent job against his former team.Harman leads by example, putting his time in on the production line.
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