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

The meaning of "Parent" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "Do you consider your parents part of your inner circle?" mean?
A: Do you tell them everything?
Q: What does if my parents still get upset over the obscene portion size of American food, I seriously doubt I'm gonna make any inroads with Eminem. What does this mean? mean?
A: "Make inroads" means to enter, to move towards something, or to move closer to something. So "make inroads with Eminem" means "get closer to Eminem." The person in your sentence is trying to say "My parents still get mad about America's huge food sizes, so I don't think I can get them to start liking something even crazier like Eminem." They are using the phrase "make inroads" slightly incorrectly. But that's ok, because this phrase doesn't get used very often.
Q: What does my parents rejected my attempts at order mean?
A: My parents did not accept my attempts to tidy up. My parents did not think my attempts to keep tidy were good enough. My attempts at keeping order in my room were not considered enough, by my parents
Q: What does two parents are activated mean?
A: Taking on their roles as "parents." It uses "activate" to reinforce the fact that they were agents, and that the status was not real (could be activated and deactivated, unlike 'real' parents)
Q: What does A : Whenever I would ask my parents B : Whenever I ask my parents Would you please teach me what... mean?
A: @Koreakimchi Like @Eze said: Whenever I would ask my parents 제가 부모님들을 물어보던 때마다 Whenever I ask my parents 제가 부모님들을 물어볼 때마다 One is in the past, one is in the present :)

Example sentences using "Parent"

Q: Please show me example sentences with When I was five, I was adopted by affectionate parents..
A: @IveM thank you 😊
Q: Please show me example sentences with what does your parents do? and what do your parents do? both are sentences here which one current .
A: - “My mum’s works in a supermarket and my dad’s a personal trainer. What do your parents do?” - “They work in a hospital together.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with parents.
A: 1. My parents are old. 2. Parents are responsible for their children. 3. I live with one of my parents. 4. I came from a single parent household. 5. I would like to be a parent in the near future. 6. My parents help me with my home-work. 7. They are my foster parents. 8. I like to visit my grand parents. 9. They are not my parents, they are my guardians. 10. Some people think that parents are annoying.
Q: Please show me example sentences with my parents never ley me to watch t.v.
A: As many expressions using what word what example for. Do you want the full sentances or one word

Synonyms of "Parent" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between You must be proud to be his parents. and You must be proud of be his parents. ?
A: @NANATokyo It's acceptable but the preferred one would be the first one. Being is a present progressive word.
Q: What is the difference between parent and parents ?
A: parents = mother and father
Q: What is the difference between A : Whenever I would ask my parents if, like, I could go somewhere, or even just sleeping (over) at friend's home. and B : Whenever I would ask my parents if, like, I could go somewhere, or even just sleeping (through) at friend's home. ?
A: through would be going into the home and then going out. over is moving going to his house. meaning distance
Q: What is the difference between Your parents' grandparents are your great- grandparents. and Your grandparents' parents are your great-grandparents. ?
A: yes. those all refer to the same people. and they are all correct. You're awesome!
Q: What is the difference between are your parents cousins? and your parents are cousins? and it is serious ?
A: Are your parents cousins? Implies that you don't know anything about the parents. Your parents are cousins? Implies that you may know a little about them but need clarification

Translations of "Parent"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? ‎How do you say parents nowadays are more experienced in educational "things " than wer...
A: Perhaps one of these is what you are looking for? "Parents are now much more educated than parents in past generations." "Parents have more knowledge now more than ever."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Both of my parents are not doctors. Not both of my parents are doctors which means one of my parents is doctor, and the other isn't. which means none of my parents is a doctor?
A: I would say "neither of my parents are doctors."
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? If we … up to our parents or other family members, we may want to be like them.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? If we … up to our parents or other family members, we may want to be like them.
A: If we look up to our parents or other family nembers, we may want to be like them.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The parents of the wife of the brother of my wife
A: 大変でしょう!! "my brother-in-law's inlaws" is probably easiest. "Brother of my wife" = "brother-in-law" and "inlaws" = 義親

Other questions about "Parent"

Q: I urged that parents let their children to have smartphone. does this sound natural?
A: Hmm, perhaps either: "I urged that parents let their children have smartphones" or "I urged parents to let their children have smartphones" (I recommend this one)
Q: Partly because parents these days did computer games when their childhood, it is easily for them to accept games. Actually I heard that many parents send playing it with their children in weekend. does this sound natural?
A: Partly because parents these days played computer games in their childhood, it is easy for them to accept games. Actually, I've heard that many parents play games with their children on weekends.
Q: I am pretty close with both parents because although they are almost not at home for work, they always have time for me does this sound natural?
A: My parents and I are pretty close, although they are practically never at home due to their work, they always have time for me. I took the liberty of changing a few elements
Q: I am pretty close with both parents because although they are almost not at home for work, they always have time for me does this sound natural?
A: Just a little tweak... --> "I am pretty close with both parents because although they are almost *never at home because of work*, they always have/*make* time for me" Is this what you were trying to say? Hope this helped!
Q: do your parents prohibit not to do something? does this sound natural?
A: instead I would say: "Do your parents prohibit you from doing things such as ___, ___, or ___?"

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