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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “run in the family”

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run in the family

If a quality, ability, disease, etc. runs in the family, many members of the family have it
家族遺傳,世代相傳
Intelligence seems to run in that family.
那一家人都很聰明,好像是遺傳的。
We're all ambitious - it seems to run in the family.
我們一家人都很有抱負——好像是遺傳。
Ancestors and descendants
Translations of “run in the family”
in Chinese (Simplified) 家族遗传,世代相传…
(Definition of run in the family from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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