take after

take after
transitive verb phrase
1. (to look like) 
a. salir a 
Patrick is a very sociable person. He takes after his father in that respect.Patrick es una persona muy sociable. En eso sale a su padre.
Fortunately, the girls all take after their mother in the looks department.Felizmente, las chicas se parecen a su madre en lo que a belleza se refiere.
2. (to pursue) (United States) 
The dog saw some sheep in the field and took after them.El perro vio unas ovejas en el campo y salió corriendo detrás de ellas.
take after
transitive verb phrase
1. (resemble) 
a. parecerse a 
take after
intransitive verb
(in looks) parecerse a; salir a
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