Spanish Saying of the Day: De tal palo, tal astilla

Spanish saying "De tal palo, tal astilla". Visit

“De tal palo, tal astilla”

This Spanish saying is used to refer to members of the same family, usually stating similarity between father/mother and son/daughter. The equivalent English saying is almost a literal translation: “A chip off the old block”. It can also be translated as “Like father, like son” or “Like mother, like daughter”.

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