Definition of 'father-in-law'
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Example sentences containing 'father-in-law'
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My father-in-law died last year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My father-in-law died a year ago from cancer. The Sun (2016)He admits to having drunkenly thrown a guitar at his future mother and father-in-law the first time he met them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was invited back, with his future father-in-law taking the blame. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He added he was recovering from his future father-in-law's death. The Sun (2014)After his father-in-law died, he let the flat to an acquaintance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My father-in-law died 10 years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Translations for 'father-in-law'
British English: father-in-law /ˈfɑːðə ɪn lɔː/ NOUN
Your father-in-law is the father of your husband or wife.
- American English: father-in-law
- Arabic: الـحَمُو
- Brazilian Portuguese: sogro
- Chinese: 公公或岳父
- Croatian: svekar
- Czech: tchán
- Danish: svigerfar
- Dutch: schoonvader
- European Spanish: suegro
- Finnish: appi
- French: beau-père père de l'époux/épouse
- German: Schwiegervater
- Greek: πεθερός
- Italian: suocero
- Japanese: 義父
- Korean: 시아버지 husband’s father
- Norwegian: svigerfar
- Polish: teść
- European Portuguese: sogro
- Romanian: tată-socru
- Russian: свекор, тесть the father of one's husband
- Spanish: suegro
- Swedish: svärfar
- Thai: พ่อของสามีหรือภรรยา
- Turkish: kayınpeder
- Ukrainian: тесть
- Vietnamese: bố chồng
Definition of father-in-law from the Collins English Dictionary
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