Like father, like son.有其父必有其子。
"John is as smart as his father." "Like father, like son."
Perhaps they need the guiding hand of a firm father figure.
father surrogate 替代父亲角色
She saw him as a sort of surrogate father.
foster father 养父
A few days later Edouard received a call from Profitendieu, Bernard's foster father.
lie with one's fathers 葬于故乡
I will lie with my fathers.
father confessor 告解神父，听人吐露真情的人
He was their adviser, confidant and father confessor.
Father Christmas 圣诞老人
I am going to wait for Father Christmas.
father of lies 谎言始祖
The devil is the father of lies.
Many a good father hath but a bad son . [谚]贤父难免生劣子。