dad

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'dad', 'Dad': /ˈdæd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dæd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dad)


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dad

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. was a [great, wonderful, terrible] dad
  2. a [soccer, working, stay-at-home, modern] dad
  3. my [deadbeat, embarrassing] dad
  4. his [real, biological, adoptive] dad
  5. (found out) he wasn't her (real) dad
  6. is (proud) dad to [five] [children, kids, boys, girls]
  7. is like a dad to me
  8. are going to be a dad!
  9. I love you, Dad
  10. Dad, you're the best!
  11. my dad is the best!
  12. Dad, stop embarrassing me!
  13. don't embarrass me, Dad!
  14. you were never there as a dad
  15. never had a dad growing up
  16. wish my dad were here
  17. my dad works [from home, as a teacher, in a factory]
  18. my dad is [picking me up, dropping me off]
  19. my dad taught me (how) to [drive, shave, ride a bike]
  20. Dad took me to the [game, cinema]
  21. do what your dad says
  22. am [staying at, moving into] my dad's house
  23. am staying with my dad for the [school year, summer]
  24. my mom and dad are always (arguing)
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