Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Suegros’

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Suegros'
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Whether you just started dating, or you're married and have kids, the use of suegros in Spanish often raises eyebrows.

As soon as you're officially dating, your partners parents are given the title of 'parents-in-law', even if you aren't married yet. It's a LOT simpler than the English version!

Let's see how we use it:

  • Me encanta la comida de mi suegro – cocina muy bien

       I love my father-in-law's food, he's great at cooking.


  • ¿Qué tal con tu nuevo chico? ¿Ya has conocido a tus suegros?

       How is it going with your new guy? Have you met his parents yet?


  • He quedado con mi suegra para tomar un café.

       I've made plans with my boyfriend's mother to have a coffee.


  • No puedo quejarme, mis suegros son muy generosos con nosotros.

        I can't complain, my in-laws are so generous to us.




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