chip off the old block

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Someone who takes after their parent.
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He’s a chip of the old block for following in his father’s footsteps..

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'chip off the old block':

Chip Off the Old BlockA child who shares the same looks, abilities and characteristics as of his parents
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  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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