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Meaning of "a chip off the old block" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

a bit of
a bit of all right
a bit of slap and tickle
a bit thick
a bolt from the blue
a breath of fresh air
a bull in a china shop
A bursary
a capella
a cappella
a closed book
a couple of
a cut above
a dime a dozen
a dog´s chance
a dog´s dinner
a dog´s life
a drop in the bucket
a drowning man will clutch at a straw
a dusty answer

WORDS THAT END LIKE A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

apartment block
block
building block
cellblock
chip off the old block
clock
cylinder block
engine block
mental block
mounting-block
nerve block
on the block
roadblock
snatch block
starting block
stumbling block
sun block
superblock
unblock
wood block
writer´s block

Synonyms and antonyms of a chip off the old block in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a chip off the old block» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

Find out the translation of a chip off the old block to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a chip off the old block from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a chip off the old block» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

芯片出来的;
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una astilla del viejo tronco
570 millions of speakers

English

a chip off the old block
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पुराने ब्लॉक दूर एक चिप
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

رقاقة قبالة كتلة القديم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Чип от старого блока
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um chip de fora do bloco velho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পুরাতন ব্লক বন্ধ একটি চিপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une puce de l´ancien bloc
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cip dari blok lama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Chip aus dem alten Block
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

古いブロックオフチップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이전 블록 오프 칩
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

A chip saka blok lawas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một chip ra khỏi khối cũ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பழைய தொகுதி ஒரு சிப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जुन्या ब्लॉक बंद एक चिप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eski bloktaki kapanmış çip
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un chip fuori il vecchio blocco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Chip off starym bloku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Чіп від старого блоку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un cip de pe bloc vechi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα τσιπ από το παλιό μπλοκ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n chip uit die ou blok
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ett chip från det gamla blocket
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en chip av gamle blokken
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a chip off the old block

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK»

The term «a chip off the old block» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.727 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a chip off the old block

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK»

Discover the use of a chip off the old block in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a chip off the old block and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Chip Off The Old Block
Lloyd Antypowich. her pictures, one of the hunters said, “Cherie, weren't you scared when that bear was after you?” She said, “Well, yes, I was, but I was not going to let him know that.” And that is what makes up my little 120 pounds of ...
Lloyd Antypowich, 2013
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Frank Merriwell's Son a Chip Off the Old Block
Lizette, the French nurse, came softly and lightly down the stairs and found Frank Merriwell pacing the library floor, while Bart Hodge and Elsie Bellwood talked to him soothingly.
Burt L. Standish, 2010
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A Chip Off the Old Block: Manson's Son
In. the. beginning. There goes HenrySmith; a 17 year old High School Student at BeyerHighSchool in Modesto, California. Henry is the Captain of the Football Team and a darn good running back. Smith has beenon thevarsity squad for the  ...
Tj Gonzales, 2013
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Joyce's Finnegans Wake: The Curse of Kabbalah
... light [lux apointlex], but he would go good to him sometime suntime [that is do good for him] mark marx my word [the Word was god and Marx considered religion a tool of the reigning economic class] for it fort, it was a chip off the old block.
John P. Anderson, 2009
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Indiana Kid's Cookbook
... even tomato or potato; a carton of sour cream, mayonnaise, dip or parts of several of ©Carole Marsh/Gallopade International/800-536- these. If it still seems too dry, add a couple 2GET/www.gallopade.com/Page 34 A Chip Off the Old Block.
Carole Marsh, 1990
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Chip Off the Old Block
Poetry Synopsis of the book: "CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK" aging only to 42 And Counting backwards AKA Senior with that extra bit of junior chocolate Keeping it sweet, hard, nutty, and Almost There while running the streets of Cats and Men like ...
Dale Drakeford Productions, 2007
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Shirley Scott Albums: Let It Go, a Chip Off the Old Block,
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General Books LLC, LLC Books, 2010
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Me to We: Finding Meaning in a Material World
... to use his gifts. The third explores the path of a young woman, privileged and motivated but unsure about what direction to take in life. Overcoming Hardship Growing up in South Central Los Angeles, Luis A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK.
Craig Kielburger, Marc Kielburger, 2010
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Aristotle, Emotions, and Education
To be more precise, Goleman seems to think of EI as the mere practical application of Aristotle's theory about emotional virtue: a chip off the old block. The aim of this chapter, however, is to point out some significant, but commonly overlooked, ...
Kristján Kristjánsson, 2007
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Units of Instruction for Gifted Learners
Be sure and answer the following questions about Sir Chip in your story. Why is he square and how did he get that way? What is his job? How does he get around? If he is a “chip off the old block,” what happened to the old block? Is life difficult ...
Jessica Fell, Constance Simons, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a chip off the old block is used in the context of the following news items.
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SSC's Robinette ranked as one of nation's top prep players
Caden, a sixth-grader, appears to be a chip off the old block, so to speak. “He loves basketball and I've run him to Ames from Carroll eight or 10 ... «Sioux City Journal, Jul 15»
2
For Winnipeg Jets prospect Brendan Lemieux, it's been a lifetime in …
In this case, being a chip off the old block is about as big a compliment as one could pay Brendan Lemieux. The son of Claude Lemieux is well ... «Winnipeg Sun, Jul 15»
3
JK reveals the truth about Uncle Vernon
Eight years after the final book was published, the truth behind the Vernon's resentment has been exposed; Harry was a chip off the old block ... «Stratford upon Avon Herald, Jul 15»
4
Cemeteries hold Aurora's Revolutionary War connection
Little Israel, obviously a chip off the old block, joined the Continental Line of the Army in 1777 at the tender age of 9 and served until age 15. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
5
Late bloomer Young qualifies for the Open as Scots miss out
A chip off the old block? Not quite. The oval ball game was always going to take a back seat to this dimpled ba' pursuit. "Golf is much easier on ... «Herald Scotland, Jun 15»
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River Island helps would-be retailers to gain hands-on experience
But the taciturn Ben Lewis proves to be a chip off the old block. River Island has more than 260 stores across the UK and Ireland, so how is ... «The Times, Jun 15»
7
Front Row at Saint Laurent
A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK: Among the front-row guests at the Saint Laurent men's show in Paris on Sunday were Gary Oldman and Pierce ... «WWD, Jun 15»
8
Ross Moriarty continues family World Cup legacy as father of Wales …
Now there could be a chip off the old block at the 2015 tournament after Paul's son Ross was named in the Welsh training squad. RELATED: ... «WalesOnline, Jun 15»
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Wimbledon 2015: Roger Federer still the king of SW19
... super‑nice”, he said, in a sign that the youngster was a chip off the old block – he then spent a few moments on the players' balcony dazzling ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Duxbury's Luke Stevens hopes to follow dad's footsteps to NHL
He excels in the same sport and plays the same position, but it might not be right to call him a chip off the old block. That block, after all, was so ... «The Patriot Ledger, Jun 15»
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