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Run in the family 世代相传,家族遗传

今日短语

表达 “run in the family” 的意思是 “家庭中的许多成员都具备相同的特征、能力或患有同一种疾病”,也就是人们常说的 “世代相传,家族遗传”。这个表达既可以用来谈论好事,也可以谈论坏事。

例句

My friend had twins for a second time. They run in her family, but she was still surprised when she found out.
我朋友生了第二对双胞胎。虽然生双胞胎是她家族遗传的,但当她得知要再生一对双胞胎时,还是很吃惊。

High blood pressure runs in the family, so I always get it checked once a year by the doctor.
高血压是我们家族遗传的,所以我每年都去医生那里检查一次。

Lots of people in my family are teachers. It definitely runs in the family!
我家里很多人都是教师。这肯定是家族遗传!


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