English version

broken home

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbroken homebroken homeSSFDIVORCEa family that no longer lives together because the parents have divorced The majority of offenders do not come from broken homes. broken
Examples from the Corpus
broken homeJ., the product of a broken home.Vitro knows all about being dirt poor in the rural South and growing up in a broken home.The majority of offenders do not come from disturbed or broken homes, and many broken homes do not produce delinquents.He was the product of a broken home and therefore a single-parent child.They came from broken homes and were desperate to help struggling mums.Helen knew plenty about broken homes, because she came from one.Over 28 years I've had two broken marriages and broken homes, family and friends.
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