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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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in-lawsˈin-laws noun [plural] informal πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SSFFAMILYyour relatives by marriage, especially the father and mother of your husband or wife β†’ mother-in-law, father-in-law πŸ”Š We have to spend Christmas with the in-laws.
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in-lawsβ€’ Then wash up, change your clothes, and come greet your future in-laws.β€’ But without the financial support from her in-laws it was difficult to continue, so she returned home without completing the program.β€’ Her elder sister had married and moved to her in-laws.β€’ I understand they were both hoping for a child, as well as his in-laws.β€’ Jimmy: Because his in-laws live there.β€’ We lived with my in-laws until we had enough money to buy a house of our own.β€’ My in-laws are coming to visit next week.β€’ My in-laws didn't know - I didn't tell them.β€’ Elizabeth and her children were kicked out of the Wartburg castle by the in-laws.β€’ Providence saw fit to favour me with wonderful in-laws.
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