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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Like mother, like daughter

Idiom: Like mother, like daughter


Read the following dialogue and try to guess the meaning of the idiom "like mother, like daughter":

Anna: I can't believe our daughter is getting married today! She looks beautiful! Look at how well she dances! 
Bob: She is a good dancer because you are! She is also as beautiful as you are. Like mother, like daughter!
Anna: Oh, Bob... 
Bob: May I have this dance, ma'am? 

Meaning: "Like daughter, like mother" is an idiom used to show that a daughter has similar talents, looks, or personality traits as her mother. 




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