The following phrases and vocabulary about family could be used beside your own words to talk about relations and family members.
Phrases and Vocabulary About Family
|1.Parents/2.Grandparents||Nouns||1. A person who is a father or mother/2. A parent of your|
father or mother.
|Father/Dad/Daddy||Nouns||A male parent.|
|Mother/Mom/Mama/Mommy||Nouns||A female parent.|
2. baby 3.Son/4.Daughter
|Nouns||1. A son or daughter 2. A very young child 3. A male child 4. A female child.|
1.Brother /2. Sister
|Nouns||1. A boy or man who has one or both of the same parents As you/2. A girl or woman who has one or both of the same parents as you.|
|Nouns||1. The father of your father or mother/2. the mother of your father or mother.|
|Nouns||1. A son of your son or daughter/ 2. A daughter of your son or daughter.|
|1.Uncle /2. Aunt /3.Cousin/|
4.Nephew / 5.Niece
|Nouns||1. The brother of your father or mother or the husband of your aunt 2. The sister of your father or mother or the wife of your uncle 3. A child of your uncle or aunt 4. A son of your brother or sister 5. A daughter of your|
brother or sister.
|1.Fiancé /2. Fiancée/|
3. Bride/ 4. Groom
|Nouns||1. A man that a woman is engaged to be married to 2. A woman that a man is engaged to be married to 3. A woman who has just married or is about to be married 4. A man who has just married or is about to be married.|
|Wife||Noun||A married woman: the woman someone is married to.|
|Husband||Noun||A married man: the man someone is married to.|
|Spouse||Noun||Someone who is married: a husband or wife.|
|Father-in-law||Noun||The father of your husband or wife.|
|Mother-in-law||Noun||The mother of your husband or wife.|
|Son-in-law||Noun||The husband of your daughter.|
|Daughter-in-law||Noun||The wife of your son.|
|Brother-in-law||Noun||The brother of your husband or wife/ the husband of your sister.|
|Sister-in-law||Noun||The sister of your husband or wife/ the wife of your brother|
Idioms related to the topic of family:
The black sheep – A ‗black sheep in the family‘ is someone who is different from the rest of the family. It is usually meant in a negative way, but not always.
Push my buttons – Someone who knows how to push your buttons‘ is someone who knows exactly how to annoy or irritate you. It is usually said that a person‘s family knows how to push their buttons‘.
Runs in the family – If a characteristic or trait runs in the family it means it appears in many or all members of the family. For example, hair color or a personality trait, like stubbornness.
Chalk and cheese – if two people are like chalk and cheese, they are completely different from each other.
Blood is thicker than water – People who are related have stronger obligations to each other than to people outside the family.