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2009.06.25(Review of 2003.06.06 edition)

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Well, whether you like it or not, a marriage is much more than a contract between one man and one woman. When the bride and groom take their vows, they also take two families and put them into the ring together. The result can be a love-fest or a heavyweight title bout!

Today's Lesson
IN-LAWS   姻戚


  • Your in-laws are the parents, brothers and sisters, etc., of your husband or wife.

    The mother of your husband or wife is your mother-in-law, the father is your father-in-law, etc.
  • in-laws は、配偶者の両親や兄弟姉妹などをさす言葉です。

    配偶者の母親は mother-in-law、父親は father-in-law と言います。



  1. I'm meeting my future in-laws today, and I'm a little nervous about it.
  2. Are you going to spend Obon at your parents' place or at your in-laws'?
  3. a: How do you get along with your mother-in-law?
    b: Oh, she's always been very nice to me.
  4. (Cal's wife)
    I think my sister-in-law is a little jealous of me. Cal's her only brother, and they were very close.

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