March 27, 2009

the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

Posted in Idioms at 9:35 am by Feng

the applet doesn’t fall far from the tree – children are like their parents [idiom][wikiAnswer]

On the “Two and a half men”, Judith is Alan’s ex-wife. On Christmas eve, Judith and her boyfriend dropped by at Charlie’s house. The moment Judith saw newly made eggnog, she instantly falled for the alcohol. Alan said to Judith’s boyfriend: “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, does it?” A similar idiom is “Like father, like son.”

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