a chip off the old block
Meaning: Someone can be described as a chip off the old block if they are very similar in character to one of their parents, usually their father.
- Everyone says I'm a chip off the old block, but I think I'm very different to my dad.
- Jenny's a real chip off the old block. She must have been very close to her father when she was young.
People call Ray a chip off the old block because he
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Contributor: Matt Errey