In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Mr Blanchard has a daughter, Rosemary, and two grandsons, one of whom works on the farm.
- He and Anne helped their daughter Emma bring up their grandson, Tom, when she was ill with depression.
- He has two daughters, both in their thirties, and grandsons.
- The couple have a son, Graham, and two grandsons, Andrew and Jack.
- As we walk around a lush, hilly paddock with his two grandsons, Quinn's obviously proud of what he's achieved so far.
- Carole's two daughters and her grandson are thrilled with the wedding plans.
- His grandsons James, John and Robert, born in the 1850s, needed to be educated and two of them, John and Robert were sent to Harrow.
- She could not believe that her mother, who was devoted to her daughter and her two grandsons, would have ignored them in her will.
- I have 11 grandsons and five granddaughters and now I have my first great-granddaughter.
- During Mass her grandsons Richard and Adrian read the Readings.
- In fact, I became a lot dafter (as did my husband) and we like doing silly things with our grandsons.
- They have three children, Christine, Norman and Robert and two grandsons.
- Joining them will be son Graham, daughter Elaine, grandsons James, Ian, Scott and Lewis and great grandsons David and Alex.
- Mrs Bingley said she was looking forward to telling her grandsons about their father when they were older.
- Gifts and symbols representing John's life were carried to the altar by his grandsons, Patrick, John and William.
- I'm married to Shirley and we have three sons and five grandsons.
- The greeting comes with lots of love and best wishes from Sharon and Eugene and grandsons Malcolm, Maximilian and Maurice.
- I spent many happy hours walking along the canal with my son, and then with my grandsons.
- Our life over the last few years has revolved around our grandsons.
- Mrs Chapman returned to an active retirement, spending time with her three grandsons and enjoying music and craft.
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