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    grammar

    hi, could please tell me what grammatical term this phrase belongs to. ( take after). for example " he takes after his father"

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    Re: grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hi, could please tell me what grammatical term this phrase belongs to. ( take after). for example " he takes after his father"
    Take after is a phrasal verb meaning resemble or look like:

    He takes after his father = He resembles his father / He looks like his father.

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