https://www.duolingo.com/jacobras

"Tel père, tel fils."

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12/27/2012, 10:57:18 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/jacobras
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Why is "Like father, love son" listed as a correct answer?

12/27/2012, 10:57:18 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf
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A mistake, obviously.

12/28/2012, 11:02:20 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/jacobras
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Thank you.

12/28/2012, 2:01:25 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Persikov

that they haven't fixed in 4 months?

5/2/2013, 8:37:46 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems
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If nobody reports it, how will they know?

5/11/2013, 5:24:51 PM

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I believe someone's report was heard anyway, because what I can read at the top of this page looks perfectly correct (the previous version was: like father, love son).

5/12/2013, 3:23:34 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/marianaevans

It still shows up like that! Wasn't fixed... I just lost a heart because of a mistake...

5/14/2013, 7:16:23 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/shriramk

You said this a week ago; now it again shows "love son"!

I'll report it.

[Correction: it is fine in the primary interface, only broken on this page. So odd that they would differ. But I've reported that too.]

5/20/2013, 1:20:14 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/solipsist180

Is it more common to use 'comme père, comme fils'? or are they pretty equal?

2/18/2013, 8:28:11 PM

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"comme père, comme fils" is not used at all. As it is massively the case with adages, they do not translate word for word from one language to the other.

2/19/2013, 8:04:35 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Bootsma
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the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

4/30/2013, 6:46:27 PM

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"les chiens ne font pas des chats"

5/11/2013, 4:53:55 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Deborah7

like father love son is not an English expression - it is "like father, like son"

5/12/2013, 5:18:51 PM
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