Collocation – Family

1. A friend of mine gave / took / went birth to her son at home with the help of a nurse.

 
 
 

2. A number of the kids in my classroom come from broken / damaged / hurt homes.

 
 
 

3.  After a hostile / cruel / bitter divorce from his wife of 20 years, the actor married a woman young enough to be his daughter.

 
 
 

4.  I see my excepted / expanded / extended family once a year, during our annual family vacation.

 
 
 

5.  I was raised in a very joyful / loving / tender family, in which everyone helped each other.

 
 
 

6.  I was created / grown / raised by my grandparents after my parents passed away.

 
 
 

7.  I’m on good friends / relations / terms with all my former boyfriends.

 
 
 

8.  John had a carefree / careful / careless childhood, growing up with happily married parents and
three brothers

 
 
 

9.  Many women regret giving / having / taking an abortion y

 
 
 

10. My aunt’s going through a messy / sloppy / untidy divorce; she’s paying a fortune in legal fees.

 
 
 

11. My husband doesn’t get along with a few of my family people / individuals / members.

 
 
 

12. Although my salary is low, I get child assistance / provision / support from my ex-husband.

 
 
 

13. My sister got / had / made pregnant immediately after she got married.

 
 
 

14.  My son is making a diagram of our family roots / tree / web for a school project.

 
 
 

15.  My wife is pregnant with twins. They’re come / due / here in February.

 
 
 

16. Sally was granted sole custody / guardian / keeping of the children from her first marriage.

 
 
 

17.  Teenagers who had a distressed / troubled / worsened childhood often have behavior problems in school.

 
 
 

18.  The celebrity wrote a book about his debilitated / defective / dysfunctional family

 
 
 

19. The divorce contract / reimbursement / settlement awarded the wife $500,000.

 
 
 

20. There are four people in my close / immediate / neighboring family.

 
 
 

21.  They have three biological children and two adopted / adoptive / adopting children.

 
 
 

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