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like father, like sonA son will have traits similar to his father upon reaching adulthood.
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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.
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hand downTo transmit in succession, as from father to son, or from predecessor to successor.
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head scratcherJuly 2002, Fox News - Attorney: Williams' Kids Near Compromise About Father's Remains.
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santa clausfather christmas
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Shooting BlanksInnocuous Veiled Remark to the point; Husband Has Yet To Father any Children.
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Whos Youre Old Man?Common Question Addressed to Children Instead of; "Whom is Your Father, Daddy, or DAD"
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