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    Arrow please help with the difference

    Hi there,

    Could you please show the difference between 'take after' and 'take off'?

    Jack gets angry a lot, he takes after or takes off his father.

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: please help with the difference

    Quote Originally Posted by azkad View Post
    Hi there,

    Could you please show the difference between 'take after' and 'take off'?

    Jack gets angry a lot, he takes after or takes off his father.

    Thank you in advance.
    To take after = to resemble in appearance and/or character.
    To take off (in this context) = to impersonate.

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    Arrow Re: please help with the difference

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    To take after = to resemble in appearance and/or character.
    To take off (in this context) = to impersonate.
    Thank you for your quick answer. But which of them matches the sentence best?

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    Re: please help with the difference

    Quote Originally Posted by azkad View Post
    Thank you for your quick answer. But which of them matches the sentence best?
    Jack gets angry a lot: he takes after his father. or
    Jack gets angry a lot - he takes after his father. or
    Jack gets angry a lot. He takes after his father.
    You can't join two sentences with a comma.

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