get\ on\ the\ bandwagon

• jump on the bandwagon
• get on the bandwagon
v. phr. informal
To join a popular cause or movement.

At the last possible moment, the senator jumped on the winning candidate's bandwagon.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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