take after someone

take after someone


 to resemble, look like or have the same qualities as a relative


My son takes after his grandfather with his musical talent.

It’s strange but I don’t really take after anyone in my family—everyone is short and has dark hair while I’m tall with blonde hair and green eyes.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does the idiom ‘take after someone’ mean?

The idiom take after someone means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”

How do you use ‘take after someone’ in a sentence?

Example usage of idiom ‘take after someone’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.

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