Like father, like son

Many sons, take after their fathers, not only in looks but also in character. Some sons are described as a ‘chip off the old block‘ — a small piece of the same wood as a large piece. Sometimes the inherited characteristics are not good ones.

‘Mrs. Davis had enough trouble with her husband until he deserted her. The sad thing is that the eldest boy already drinks like a fish.’

‘Like father, like son, eh?’

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