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What does this phrasal verb mean: 'Take after'?



 
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What does this phrasal verb mean: 'Take after'? #1 (permalink) Thu May 05, 2005 12:58 pm   What does this phrasal verb mean: 'Take after'?
 

Test No. incompl/advan-6 "Phrasal Verbs", question 10

You can tell by the way she talks and behaves that she ......... her mother.

(a) takes to
(b) takes in
(c) takes back
(d) takes after

Test No. incompl/advan-6 "Phrasal Verbs", answer 10

You can tell by the way she talks and behaves that she takes after her mother.

Correct answer: (d) takes after

Your answer was: correct
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Take after #2 (permalink) Thu May 05, 2005 15:18 pm   Take after
 

This means behave in the same way/do the same things as/be similar to.
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Like father like son they say....
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What does this phrasal verb mean: 'Take after'? #4 (permalink) Sun Jan 03, 2010 5:30 am   What does this phrasal verb mean: 'Take after'?
 

what she is doing right now is inherited from her mother
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