the apple doesn't fall/never falls far from the tree

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the apple doesn’t fall/never falls far from the ˈtree

(saying, especially American English) a child usually behaves in a similar way to his or her parent(s): ‘You have an adorable daughter.’ ‘Ah, well, you know what they say. The apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree.’
See also: apple, fall, far, never, tree
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