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 Meanings and Examples of FATHER
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father
 n.  a male parent
 n.  a Christian priest, especially a Roman Catholic or Orthodox priest
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  My father won't let people talk me over either.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  My doctor is my father's cousin.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  He is quite poor and if I die he will have all Misselthwaite when my father is dead.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  And my father would not have hated to look at me.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  I'm your master," he said, "when my father is away.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  "I wish my father would come home," he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  He had not meant to be a bad father, but he had not felt like a father at all.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
8  Colin put out his hand and laid it on his father's arm.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
9  He began to find himself hanging around her father's house, nights, and feeling very miserable.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  I heard father and mother talking about him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
11  Yes, he's got a father, but you can't never find him these days.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
12  Say, I reckon your father's poor, and I'm bound to say he's in pretty hard luck.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
13  He said his father and his two brothers was killed, and two or three of the enemy.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII.
14  There's twelve of us an my father only gets sixteen shilling a week.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  The king, her father, seeing that something had frightened her, asked her what was the matter.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE FROG-PRINCE
Example Sentence: (143 in 10 pages)
16  When my father learned that I had smashed a fender on the car, he blew his top.
17  Isabella's father carried on a trade in silks.
18  My father carries on a trade in silk.
19  The child remained under the table in a temper until his father came home.
20  The father pulled the child back from the river side.
21  My father repeatedly impressed on me the value of hard work.
22  Many a good father hath but a bad son.
23  She took the news of her father's death very badly.
24  Whatever his shortcomings as a husband, he was a good father to his children.
25  It was a constant wonder to me that my father didn't die of exhaustion.
26  She became a lawyer as her father had before her.
27  We haven't found a home for all my father's books yet.
28  The girl asked her father to free the bird from the cage.
29  Jim's father wanted to invest his own father's fortune in the business, which unluckily went by the board.
30  His strongest criticism is reserved for his father, whom he disliked intensely.