Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Family"

The meaning of "Family" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "extended family" mean?
A: Usually immediate family includes your parents, children, and siblings. Other relatives are extended family. Examples: aunts, cousins, in-laws.
Q: What does how are your family holding up ? mean?
A: It means "Are you and your family doing ok?"
Q: What does nurturing family mean?
A:
A nurturing family means a family that is very loving and caring towards their children. They care for their children and support them.
Q: What does a family with high income might have many choices mean?
A: A family with high income makes a lot of money which means they can afford more things. They can afford better living conditions like a house, car, food and they can afford to send their kids to school. They just have a lot of options because they can afford it compared to someone who had a lower income.
Q: What does he had been in the family for a long time. mean?
A: > I added an information at the first question box? corner? the top?

I would say "question box". "Question box at the top" also sounds good. "Corner" doesn't sound good here.

Thanks for the quote. It is actually quite funny, full with subtle jokes :) E.g. in "Trespassers after an uncle, and William after Trespassers.", the two "afters" have different meanings.

The "Thresspassers W" board is another joke. It must have been originally something like this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trespasser#/media/File:Auction-storage-no-trespassing-sign-tn1.jpg

Now that I read the whole thing, I think that when Piglet says "had been in the family for a long time", he refers to the broken board. So it means that his family has owned the board for a long time.

Regarding why "had been" and not "have been": it is because it is indirect speech (also called reported speech).

Csaba says now: "I am hungry." → "Csaba says he is hungry."
Csaba says now: "I was hungry." → "Csaba says he was hungry."
Csaba says now: "I have been hungry." → "Csaba says he has been hungry."

Csaba said in the past: "I am hungry." → "Csaba said he *was* hungry."
Csaba said in the past: "I was hungry." → "Csaba said he *had been* hungry."
Csaba said in the past: "I have been hungry." → "Csaba said he *had been* hungry."

Piglet said in the past: "It is my grandfather's name, and has been in the family for a long time." → "Piglet said that it *was* his grandfather's name, and *had been* in the family for a long time."

Example sentences using "Family"

Q: Please show me example sentences with have a family to feed.
A: @lgx09a of course you can 👍
Q: Please show me example sentences with immediate family.
A: 1. It is usually best not to do business with immediate family, blood and money do not mix well as some say.
2. At a family reunion, my immediate family are the only people that I recognize, even though I'm related to everyone else too.
3. Only the immediate family was invited to the funeral.
Q: Please show me example sentences with we´ll be a proper family.
A: We got a new dog.I think we'll (we're gonna) be a proper family (to him).
Q: Please show me example sentences with to run in the family.
A: In order to run in the family, you have to be a strong person.
Q: Please show me example sentences with extended family .
A: I went to my boyfriend's home town to meet his extended family. The last time I saw my extended family was at my grandmother's funeral. When we needed help with the wedding I had to reach out to the extended family.

Synonyms of "Family" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between "all my family go home in chrismas" and "all my family go home at chrismas" and "all my family go home on chrismas" ?
A: "at" is correct. You could also say "for Christmas".
Q: What is the difference between This is my family and It's my family ?
A: This is my family should be used when you're showing someone your family or a picture of your family. It's my family is a little unnatural to say to someone because it is lifeless. You could say they're my family instead.
Q: What is the difference between family gathering and family gatherings ?
A: "This weekend we are going to three family gatherings"

"This weekend we are going to one family gathering"
Q: What is the difference between family and parents ?
A: "Family" includes siblings, parents, aunts/uncles, cousins, etc. It is a broader term for anyone who fits the definition.

"Parents" are more specifically the mother and father of a family.
Q: What is the difference between Give my best regards to your family. and Give my best to your family. and Give my regards to your family. ?
A: The difference between best regards and regards is the level of politeness and cordiality - best regards is more polite. Saying only my best is a bit more informal than the other two.

Translations of "Family"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How to introduce family members?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? We are family
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? We be a perfect family
A: "We are a perfect family"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how is your family ?
A: "How is your family doing?"
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? 1) I'd like to invite you and your family (FOR) dinner at my home (AT) night. 2) I'd like to invite you and your family (TO) dinner at my home (THIS) night.
A: I'd like to invite you and your family for dinner at my home tonight.
I'd like to invite you and your family to dinner at my home tonight.

Either is fine

Other questions about "Family"

Q: "I hope you all are in your family's good books." Does this sound natural?
A: “I hope you’re in good terms with your family” sounds more natural.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce family.
A: It's family in British (UK English) and "femily" in US English. They're both written as family though.
Q: It's good to hear that you and your family enjoyed Japan! Does this sound natural?
A: Very good! Another way to say it would be, “I’m glad you and your family enjoyed Japan!”
Q: All my family members except me have hay fever. Does this sound natural?
A: I don't think you need to say "except me." You can just say, "All my family members have hay fever." It's assumed that you don't have it, otherwise you would have said, "All of my family members and I have hay fever." You can, however, still say what you said. Everyone would understand you, but it's just slightly unnatural (in my opinion).
Q: He spend with his family on New Year’s Eve.They watched the ball drop on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin' Eve and they talk about resolution for the New Years with each other. Does this sound natural?
A: I would say: He spend New Year´s eve with his family.They watched the ball drop on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin' Eve and they talked about their New Year´s resolutions with eachother"

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