Run In The Family – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

idiom of the day - run in the family

Run In The Family – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


a lot of people in the family have that characteristic


“Jack and his father are both so tall too – tall men seem to run in the family.

“My grandparents lived well into their nineties, andit runs in the family.

“My brothers and I have red hair. It runs in the family.


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    His father and uncle were basketball stars in college,so athletic ability _______________________.
    A. have her name in lights
    B. castles in the air
    C. reinvent the wheel
    D. runs in the family
  2. Describe a member in your family that you like to talk with. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – Who he or she is
    – How he or she looks like
    – What you usually do when you meet he or she
    And explain why you want to talk with him or her

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