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When a son behaves similarly to his father, both in a positive and a negative way, can I say then that he "takes it after his father"?

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NewguestWhen a son behaves similarly to his father, both in a positive and a negative way, can I say then that he "takes it after his father"?

You should remove 'it', so it should be "He takes after his father."
NewguestWhen a son behaves similarly to his father, both in a positive and a negative way, can I say then that he "takes it after his father"?

He takes it after his father. 
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Please remove the last duplicate post. I thought my first reply was not posted, but it did.

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Hi Moderator

I thought my first reply was not posted.

Please delete the second (duplicate) post.

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Koh
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Hi Moderator

Thanks for the quick deletiion of the posts.

Please also delete post  697885.

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Another expression with a positive meaning is "he's a chip off the old block."