Translation of grandfather in Spanish:


abuelo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡræn(d)ˌfɑðər//ˈɡran(d)fɑːðə/


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    abuelo masculine
    • His grandfather's medals clinked as the old man brought his right hand smartly up in a salute.
    • He was indeed politically aware, since his grandfather and father were both MPs and his wife was the daughter of another.
    • My father and both my grandfathers were musicians and two of them played the trombone and one the tuba!
    • Finbar spends one Saturday every month with his father, his grandfather and his great-grandfather.
    • I often heard the lament that their Arab grandfathers and fathers had not thought enough about education, and had simply pushed their sons into the family business.
    • I grew up in a musical environment, with my grandfather and father leading me.
    • We heard our fathers and grandfathers argue over the same teams and players.
    • It is believed that the girls had been visiting their grandfather with their mother from Pakistan.
    • Her father and grandfathers were Presbyterian ministers.
    • About ten fathers and two grandfathers took the opportunity to spend time with their children and grandchildren on Tuesday.
    • The grandfather of the family is in charge of the hotel's small shop.
    • His father's father fought in the First World War, while his grandfather on his mother's side saw service in the Boer War.
    • His family travelled up, his grandfathers, father, brothers and friends, and they all made Matt's day very special for him.
    • As the patriarch of the family, my grandfather commanded an enormous amount of respect.
    • The field belonged to my grandfather and my father built our bungalow on the land in 1953.
    • Historically, grandfathers or fathers would take the kids fishing, even if it was just to the local burn or pond, but that rarely happens now.
    • Looking down the list now, I wonder how many of the families of those who worked at the gas works could ever afford to take advantage of the land their fathers and grandfathers worked on.
    • The grandfather of three has concerns about the quality of education for the next generation.
    • His grandmother was a singer, both his grandfather and father were principal dancers and his mother danced in the corps.
    • I speak to you as a father, as a grandfather, and most of all as someone who cares deeply about all of you.