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Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”

Now, it appears, a similar Kate-inspired boost is happening to her father-in-law's business.

He caught another break when his father-in-law was one of the Islamists rounded up and imprisoned in 2002.

(5) The Best Friend: According to her daughter Amber, "Mom's best friend is Patti Kraft, whose father-in-law owns the Patriots."

I've had a somewhat different experience these past days driving the car of my late father-in-law, Peter Worthington.

Well, she was in the house when my father-in-law went on the visit and the girl came away with him.

As the representative of his father-in-law, Haggard asked his lordship with punctilious hospitality if he would take another peg.

It was the rough account of his investments and profits he remembered making for his father-in-law.

Father-in-law would holler if he heard the car, but Bud did not intend that father-in-law should hear it.

Catherine redoubled in care and cajolery of her father-in-law, being well aware that her sole support was in him.


On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to father-in-law, such as: agnate, aunt, blood, brother-in-law, cognate, and connection.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.