Real English Conversation: Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

George: What a wonderful baby! And he certainly takes after me, doesn’t he?

Kate: Oh, yes. He doesn’t look like me at all. He has your eyes, your chin, your. …,

George: Uh-oh! He’s going to cry again! ‘                                     .      _

Kate: Take it easy, George. He’s only yawning. Besides, you can’t go to pieces every time the baby cries. Your mother told me you only stopped crying to eat.

George: You’re right. I shouldn’t be so nervous. We’ll have to take turns watching him when you go back to work.

Kate: Now he really is crying.

George: I guess he has my personality, too.

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Vocabulary

  • Takes after: to be similar to an older member of your family in appearance or character
  • At all: in any way or of any type
  • Take it easy: rest, relax, or be calm
  • Take turns: to do something one after the other

Learn more: English Conversations in Real Life with common Phrases (Meaning & Example)