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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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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

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

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WORDS RELATING TO «A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK»

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Translation of «a chip off the old block» into 20 languages

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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.
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zh

Translator English - Chinese

芯片出来的;
1,325 millions of speakers
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es

Translator English - Spanish

una astilla del viejo tronco
550 millions of speakers
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en

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a chip off the old block
510 millions of speakers
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hi

Translator English - Hindi

पुराने ब्लॉक दूर एक चिप
380 millions of speakers
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ar

Translator English - Arabic

رقاقة قبالة كتلة القديم
280 millions of speakers
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ru

Translator English - Russian

Чип от старого блока
278 millions of speakers
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pt

Translator English - Portuguese

um chip de fora do bloco velho
270 millions of speakers
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fr

Translator English - French

une puce de l´ancien bloc
220 millions of speakers
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de

Translator English - German

ein Chip aus dem alten Block
180 millions of speakers
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ja

Translator English - Japanese

古いブロックオフチップ
130 millions of speakers
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ko

Translator English - Korean

이전 블록 오프 칩
85 millions of speakers
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vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một chip ra khỏi khối cũ
80 millions of speakers
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it

Translator English - Italian

un chip fuori il vecchio blocco
65 millions of speakers
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pl

Translator English - Polish

Chip off starym bloku
50 millions of speakers
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uk

Translator English - Ukrainian

Чіп від старого блоку
40 millions of speakers
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ro

Translator English - Romanian

un cip de pe bloc vechi
30 millions of speakers
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el

Translator English - Greek

ένα τσιπ από το παλιό μπλοκ
15 millions of speakers
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af

Translator English - Afrikaans

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

Translator English - Swedish

ett chip från det gamla blocket
10 millions of speakers
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no

Translator English - Norwegian

en chip av gamle blokken
5 millions of speakers
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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 ...
autorLloyd 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.
autorBurt 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  ...
autorTj 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.
autorJohn 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.
autorCarole 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 ...
autorDale Drakeford Productions, 2007
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Shirley Scott Albums: Let It Go, a Chip Off the Old Block,
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autorGeneral 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.
autorCraig 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, ...
autorKristján 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 ...
autorJessica Fell, Constance Simons, 2006
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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»
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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»
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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»
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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»
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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»
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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»
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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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How to fashion that formal wear look
Elisabeth, who cites Edie Sedgwick and Debbie Harry as style icons and is fondly known as TNT, is definitely a chip off the old block, favouring ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jun 15»
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