V n on n
The 'model' group
These verbs are concerned with modelling something on someone or something else, or modelling yourself on someone else.
Their organizational structure was patterned on the World War II underground resistance movement.
In the case of model, the noun group following the verb is often a reflexive pronoun. This pattern is V pron-refl on n.
model pattern (usu passive)
As far as their preferences and dislikes are concerned, most children tend to model themselves on their parents.