1. Like father, like son.
"John is as smart as his father." "Like father, like son."
2. father-figure 长者，父亲般的人物
Perhaps they need the guiding hand of a firm father figure.
3. father surrogate 替代父亲角色
She saw him as a sort of surrogate father.
4. foster father 养父
A few days later Edouard received a call from Profitendieu, Bernard's foster father.
5. lie with one's fathers 葬于故乡
I will lie with my fathers.
6. father confessor 告解神父，听人吐露真情的人
He was their adviser, confidant and father confessor.
7. Father Christmas 圣诞老人
I am going to wait for Father Christmas.
8. father of lies 谎言始祖
The devil is the father of lies.
9. Many a good father hath but a bad son .