As much as it choked me, I needed to emulate at least some of his attitudes, even as I refused his harsh techniques. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)But Margaret, thought Laura, could never emulate her light-hearted sister-in-law. THE IMAGE OF LAURA (2002)`If I could, I would emulate you," Johannes replied with an earnestness which made Bettina wonder. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2002)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， emulate 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: emulate VERB
If you emulate something or someone, you imitate them because you admire them a great deal.
Sons are traditionally expected to emulate their fathers.
emulate 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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