Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Family"

The meaning of "Family" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Что значит "extended family"?
A: Usually immediate family includes your parents, children, and siblings. Other relatives are extended family. Examples: aunts, cousins, in-laws.
Q: Что значит how are your family holding up ??
A: It means "Are you and your family doing ok?"
Q: Что значит nurturing family ?
A:
A nurturing family means a family that is very loving and caring towards their children. They care for their children and support them.
Q: Что значит a family with high income might have many choices?
A: A family with high income makes a lot of money which means they can afford more things. They can afford better living conditions like a house, car, food and they can afford to send their kids to school. They just have a lot of options because they can afford it compared to someone who had a lower income.
Q: Что значит he had been in the family for a long time.?
A: > I added an information at the first question box? corner? the top?

I would say "question box". "Question box at the top" also sounds good. "Corner" doesn't sound good here.

Thanks for the quote. It is actually quite funny, full with subtle jokes :) E.g. in "Trespassers after an uncle, and William after Trespassers.", the two "afters" have different meanings.

The "Thresspassers W" board is another joke. It must have been originally something like this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trespasser#/media/File:Auction-storage-no-trespassing-sign-tn1.jpg

Now that I read the whole thing, I think that when Piglet says "had been in the family for a long time", he refers to the broken board. So it means that his family has owned the board for a long time.

Regarding why "had been" and not "have been": it is because it is indirect speech (also called reported speech).

Csaba says now: "I am hungry." → "Csaba says he is hungry."
Csaba says now: "I was hungry." → "Csaba says he was hungry."
Csaba says now: "I have been hungry." → "Csaba says he has been hungry."

Csaba said in the past: "I am hungry." → "Csaba said he *was* hungry."
Csaba said in the past: "I was hungry." → "Csaba said he *had been* hungry."
Csaba said in the past: "I have been hungry." → "Csaba said he *had been* hungry."

Piglet said in the past: "It is my grandfather's name, and has been in the family for a long time." → "Piglet said that it *was* his grandfather's name, and *had been* in the family for a long time."

Example sentences using "Family"

Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с I know 'he has a large family to support' is correct sentence. I wonder 'he has a large family supporting' is also correct if I want to say he is supporting now..
A:
That would indicate that the family is supporting him.
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с have a family to feed.
A: @lgx09a of course you can 👍
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с immediate family.
A: 1. It is usually best not to do business with immediate family, blood and money do not mix well as some say.
2. At a family reunion, my immediate family are the only people that I recognize, even though I'm related to everyone else too.
3. Only the immediate family was invited to the funeral.
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с we´ll be a proper family.
A: We got a new dog.I think we'll (we're gonna) be a proper family (to him).
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с extended family .
A: I went to my boyfriend's home town to meet his extended family. The last time I saw my extended family was at my grandmother's funeral. When we needed help with the wedding I had to reach out to the extended family.

Synonyms of "Family" and their differences

Q: В чем разница между "all my family go home in chrismas" и "all my family go home at chrismas" и "all my family go home on chrismas" ?
A: "at" is correct. You could also say "for Christmas".
Q: В чем разница между This is my family и It's my family ?
A: This is my family should be used when you're showing someone your family or a picture of your family. It's my family is a little unnatural to say to someone because it is lifeless. You could say they're my family instead.
Q: В чем разница между family gathering и family gatherings ?
A: "This weekend we are going to three family gatherings"

"This weekend we are going to one family gathering"
Q: В чем разница между family и parents ?
A: "Family" includes siblings, parents, aunts/uncles, cousins, etc. It is a broader term for anyone who fits the definition.

"Parents" are more specifically the mother and father of a family.
Q: В чем разница между Give my best regards to your family. и Give my best to your family. и Give my regards to your family. ?
A: The difference between best regards and regards is the level of politeness and cordiality - best regards is more polite. Saying only my best is a bit more informal than the other two.

Translations of "Family"

Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? How to introduce family members?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Как сказать на Английском (британский вариант)? We are family
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? We be a perfect family
A: "We are a perfect family"
Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? how is your family ?
A: "How is your family doing?"
Q: Как сказать на Английском (британский вариант)? 1) I'd like to invite you and your family (FOR) dinner at my home (AT) night. 2) I'd like to invite you and your family (TO) dinner at my home (THIS) night.
A: I'd like to invite you and your family for dinner at my home tonight.
I'd like to invite you and your family to dinner at my home tonight.

Either is fine

Other questions about "Family"

Q: Nintely-three families were selected, and more than 60% of them are over 80 years old.

What dose 'Nintely-three' mean?
A: It's a typo. Should be "ninety-three" (93).
Q: Пожалуйста, покажите как произносится ✓ family..
A: Fam-mih-lee or fam-lee - either of these is acceptable.
Q: He's been off for some family reason since last week. I don't know the details though. это звучит нормально?
A: the flow was natural !
Q: We are a family of five это звучит нормально?
A: It sounds natural to me!
Q: Our family sit around a table and share a hot-pot dish with each other in a cold day. это звучит нормально?
A: Our family sits around a table and shares a hot-pot dish with each other on cold days.

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