a chip off the old block Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “a chip off the old block” in the English Dictionary

"a chip off the old block" in British English

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a chip off the old block

informal someone who is very ​similar in ​character to ​theirfather or ​mother
(Definition of a chip off the old block from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a chip off the old block”
in Chinese (Simplified) (性格上)酷似父亲(或母亲)的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) (性格上)酷似父親(或母親)的人…
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