English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnephewneph‧ew /ˈnefjuː, ˈnev- $ ˈnef-/ ●●● S3 noun [countable]  FAMILYthe son of your brother or sister, or the son of your husband’s or wife’s brother or sisterniece, uncle, aunt
Examples from the Corpus
nephewMorrison said she sent her niece and a nephew to see if anything had reached shore, but they saw nothing.Uncle and nephew knelt shoulder to shoulder, hands cupped, heads bowed in the simple position of submission.Must know his job else Riddle wouldn't have kept him, nephew or no nephew.It was nearly twenty-six years before he saw his nephew again.His nephew told him to take a walk, get lost in the crowd.And indeed no one-not one of her children or grandchildren or great-grandchildren or nephews or nieces-could ever remember seeing Maria ill.Rilla Challiss, married to Amelia Otis's nephew James, also thought it a mistake.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.