proverb Family characteristics cannot be concealed.
More example sentences
- The aristocracy, with their vampire-like creed of ‘blood will tell’, had been breeding selectively since the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
- But in the final analysis, your blood will tell you.
- And, blood will tell, as the old saying goes: his posterity is now dragging out his old body and putting it on display to make money.
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