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Family relationships and loyalties are the strongest and most important ones.
- ‘But blood is thicker than water and Brian tolerates his younger sibling, rediscovering aspects of his own character along the way.’
- ‘Does this tell us that blood is thicker than water or that they are now brothers in truth?’
- ‘The relationship between the trade union movement and the Labor Party is always one that is like a family and that is where blood is thicker than water.’
- ‘Families can be difficult and demanding, but blood is thicker than water.’
- ‘They say blood is thicker than water… and if anything, his love for a challenge branded him as his mother's son.’
- ‘However, blood is thicker than water, so Viktor is for me a brother, first and foremost.’
- ‘It's not that you don't love them, and it's not that you are not grateful - but I do think that blood is thicker than water.’
- ‘However, Chuck was his brother, and, as Jerome grudgingly reminded himself, blood is thicker than water.’
- ‘He believes in honour and trust between friends, loyalty between lovers, and that blood is thicker than water between family members, but he discovers all these notions have fallen apart.’
- ‘I know there are people out there who believe that blood is thicker than water and that family is the most important thing in the world, but I have to say - I just don't feel it.’
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