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English definition of “take after sb”

take after sb

verb uk phrasal verb with take   /teɪk/ (took, taken) us  
B2 to be similar to an older member of your family in appearance or character: He takes after his mother/his mother's side of the family.Describing people with the same qualitiesSimilar and the same
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