the apple never falls far from the tree

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the apple never falls far from the tree

Said when someone is displaying traits or behaving in the same way as their relatives (especially parents). Did you hear that Dr. Klein's daughter Molly is majoring in Biology? I guess the apple never falls far from the tree.
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THE rotten apple never falls far from the tree and Sean Anders' mouldering sequel to his testosterone-fuelled 2015 comedy lands with a mightier thud than its ham-fisted predecessor.
Whoever said that the apple never falls far from the tree must be referring to Raphael Cruz, the 28-year-old son of the late great Larry J.
And, since the apple never falls far from the tree, Asaram's son has done his bit for his bapu by claiming that the girl was mentally unstable -- as if that justifies rape or incapacitates a victim from perceiving sexual abuse
They say the apple never falls far from the tree - it just took Gavin Strachan a while to twig.
Alas, the apple never falls far from the tree, but the fruit fly must at least be in the orchard--that is, at least as genetically close as a grandparent--before you go blaming him for any shortcomings.
THEY say the apple never falls far from the tree - but when it comes to America's first family it appears it is rotten to the core too.
THEY say the apple never falls far from the tree but when it comes to America's first family it appears it is rotten to the core too.
They say the apple never falls far from the tree, and both of my children have a great sense of rhythm.