Ich habe noch etwas nach Beispielen gesucht und meine Ergebnisse führen mich zu der Hypothese, dass es sich mal wieder um ein Beispiel für "afrikanisches Englisch" handeln könnte:
Thinking through what a new social compact for Nigeria might be, we can borrow a leaf from the late Mallam Aminu Kano and resolve that as part and parcel of the bargain of being a citizen of Nigeria, we will strive to design universal social policies that will enable the generality of our people to renew their faith in the country and their government.
The party, however, called on the state government to reconsider its decision and borrow a leaf from its predecessors, “who have left a legacy of conducive environment for commerce and industry in the state.”
Pelumi Olajengbesi, one of the lawyers of Igboho said “Therefore, and as a matter of urgency, Yoruba Leaders must urgently borrow a leaf from Igbo Leaders by approaching President Buhari to secure the liberty of Chief Sunday Igboho and that of all his associates from contrived charges against them.”
We can all borrow a leaf from our security forces
... Malawi needs to borrow a leaf from Ethiopian agricultural system ...