Ví dụ: I am tall just like my father, and we have the same smile. Like father, like son.
Ví dụ: Heart disease runs in my family. I try to have a healthy diet and get plenty of exercise.
Ví dụ: I take after my father. We both love football and like to work with machine.
Ví dụ: He ended up in becoming a hot-headed person just like his father. I guess the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
Ví dụ: Tiffany is an accomplished pianist just like her mother. She’s a chip off the old block.
Ví dụ: He decided to follow in his father’s footsteps by choosing law instead of medicine for his major.
Ví dụ: Law is in my blood. I’m a lawyer, and so is my father, my grandfather, and two of my aunts.
Ví dụ: She is the spitting image of her mother. They both have blue eyes and dimples.
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Ví dụ: Our grandson is the apple of our eye. We absolutely adore him.
Ví dụ: He retired early to spend time with his kids. They’re his pride and joy.
Ví dụ: I feel unfortunate that I don’t get along with my brother
Ví dụ: From the outside, they seem like one big happy family, but they they always fight behind closed doors
Ví dụ: I had a falling out with my dad a few years ago and we haven’t spoken to each other since then.
Ví dụ: You don’t see those two talking to each other anymore because they have bad blood with each other.
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Ví dụ: I didn’t see my father as much as I saw my mother. He was the breadwinner of the family and worked long hours.
Ví dụ: My mother definitely wears the pants in the family. My dad only thinks he does.
Ví dụ: When we were kids, my oldest sister ruled the roost. She made all the decisions and always told us what to do.
Ví dụ: I cannot believe he’s stealing from us. He is our own flesh and blood.
Ví dụ: He became the black sheep of the family by getting into jail for murder.
Ví dụ: He never goes out with his coworkers after work, truly a family man!
Ví dụ: Of course he is going to side with his sister in this argument. Blood is thicker than water.
Ví dụ: I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth. I had to work two jobs to put myself through college.
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