follow\ in\ one's\ footsteps

v. phr.
To follow someone's example; follow someone exactly,

He followed in his father's footsteps and became a doctor.

Compare: like father, like son

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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