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    #1

    Take after...

    Hi!, is it correct to say "I take my eyes after my mom"? Thanks in advance!

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    #2

    Re: Take after...

    No.

    I have my mom's eyes.
    I get my eyes from my mom.

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    #3

    Re: Take after...

    When we say "take after", we are usually talking about the whole appearance or the personality.

    He really takes after his dad, doesn't he?
    I take after my mum, particularly around the eyes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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