To my knowledge, there is no such idiom in English.
Small children learn by imitating their parents.
Good pronunclation of a language is best learnt by imitation.
She gets immense pleasure from her garden.
Heavy rainfall means that flooding is imminent．
Young children are immune from prosecution.
She implored him not to leave her alone.
She felt a terrible impulse to rush out of the house and never come back.
There was so much to learn in the new job that for a while I felt today inadequate.
lsn't that dress rather inappropriate for the occasion?
The monk burned a stick of incense in the incense burner.
There's no incentive for young people to do well at school because there aren't any jobs when they leave.
I am deeply indebted to my family and friends for all their help.
They were indignant that they had to pay more for warse services．
I expressed my indignation at being unfairly dismissed.
Her words were inward and indistinct when she was in a state of half unconsciousness.
I'm going to indulge myself and go shopping for some new clothes.
A credibility gap is almost inescapable between generations．
Ha was inflamed with anger.
I have an ingenious contrivance to get her to sign the document without reading it.
It took some ingenuity to squeeze all the furniture into the little room．
The enemy forces have lost the initiative．
He got innumerable troubles about his new job.
I inquired of him about their work.
The police are making inquiries about the crime．
You need an inquisitive mind to be a scientist.
His speech gave us an insight into the problems of education.
Working in such a big company made her feel insignifcant.
There are growing signs of political inotability.
In a situation like that yoU don't have time to think-you just act on instinct．
The old lady is in need of institutional care.
Children must be instructed in road safety before they are allowed to ride a bike on the road.
The guard was under strict instruction not to let anyone in or out.