Definition of the apple never falls far from the tree in US English:

the apple never falls far from the tree

phrase

proverb
  • Family characteristics are usually inherited.

    • ‘It scared her when that happened, because she knew the old saying that ‘the apple never falls far from the tree.’’
    • ‘It is said, in our area and among our families, that the apple never falls far from the tree, and Jair inherited skill and teaching from his father, which leaves me hopeful.’
    • ‘Her grandfather was once a very loyal supporter of the Dark Sorcerers and I am afraid the apple never falls far from the tree.’
    • ‘He’s proof positive that the apple never falls far from the tree.’
    • ‘But as we all know, the apple never falls far from the tree and it wasn’t long before I was back writing application software.’
    • ‘She is an avid collector of proverbs from many languages, even those she does not speak, like Swedish, ‘Eplet faller inte bort från treet,’ the apple never falls far from the tree.’
    • ‘Well, my life has been living proof that the apple never falls far from the tree.’