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parent

English translation of parent

parent

The French word 'parent' similar to its English equivalent, is used to signify a mother or a father. It is a universal term that can be used in most contexts just as it is in English. It is also used in plural form, 'parents', to refer to both mother and father.


Example sentences using: parent

Mon parent le plus âgé est ma grand-mère.

English translation of Mon parent le plus âgé est ma grand-mère.

My oldest relative is my grandmother.

In this sentence, 'parent' is used to refer to a relative. It is showing the speaker's connection to their grandmother, who is the oldest person in their family.

L'école organise une réunion de parents d'élèves ce soir.

English translation of L'école organise une réunion de parents d'élèves ce soir.

The school is holding a parents' meeting tonight.

In this context, 'parents' denotes the parents of the students. The sentence mentions a gathering organized by the school for such parents.

Votre parent le plus proche doit signer ce document.

English translation of Votre parent le plus proche doit signer ce document.

Your nearest relative must sign this document.

In this context, 'parent' is used to refer to the closest relative of the individual being spoken to. They are required to sign a certain document.

Les parents de Paul sont très gentils.

English translation of Les parents de Paul sont très gentils.

Paul's parents are very kind.

In this context, 'parents' refers to the mother and father of Paul.

Mes parents m'encouragent toujours à faire de mon mieux.

English translation of Mes parents m'encouragent toujours à faire de mon mieux.

My parents always encourage me to do my best.

Here, 'parents' are the speaker's mother and father who always motivate him/her to perform well.

Elle a parlé à son parent éloigné à la réunion de famille.

English translation of Elle a parlé à son parent éloigné à la réunion de famille.

She spoke to her distant relative at the family reunion.

In this sentence, 'parent' is referring to someone in the family who is not closely related.

Je suis un parent pour mes frères et sœurs.

English translation of Je suis un parent pour mes frères et sœurs.

I am a parent to my siblings.

In this context, 'parent' is used to imply that the speaker takes responsibility for their siblings.

Le parent direct de cette espèce est inconnu.

English translation of Le parent direct de cette espèce est inconnu.

The direct ancestor of this species is unknown.

In this context, 'parent' refers to a species that gave rise to a new species.

La relation entre un enfant et ses parents est très importante.

English translation of La relation entre un enfant et ses parents est très importante.

The relationship between a child and his parents is very important.

Here, 'parents' refers to the biological or legal guardians of a child, indicating their crucial role in the child's life.

Je vais rendre visite à mes parents ce week-end.

English translation of Je vais rendre visite à mes parents ce week-end.

Here, 'parents' refer to the speaker's mother and father. The speaker announces his/her plans to visit them on the upcoming weekend.

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