Grandmother in a sentence

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Definition of Grandmother

  • The mother of one's father or mother.
  • the mother of your father or mother

How to use grandmother in a sentence. Grandmother pronunciation.

My grandmother was an American Quaker.
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An aunt, to whom he was devotedly attached, and whom he called "Grandmother," had the main supervision of his education.
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When a young girl her spine was injured while nursing her aged and helpless grandmother, and she has been a great sufferer for many years.
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Of the chambers in the storey above, one was Nancy's, one her brother's; the third had, until six years ago, been known as 'Grandmother's room,' and here its occupant, Stephen Lord's mother, died at the age of seventy-eight.
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A year ago, Jessica Morgan had obtained a three months' engagement as governess to two little girls, who were sent under her care to the house of their grandmother at Teignmouth.
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Mr. Tarrant professed himself merely a passing visitant; he had come to inquire after the health of his grandmother, and in a day or two must keep an appointment with friends elsewhere.
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His grandmother, though seemingly in possession of ample means, betrayed an indifferent education, and in her flow of gossip never referred to ancestral dignities, never made mention of the calling her husband had pursued.
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Since her grandmother's death she's had no guidance.
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What could be saved for him from his father's squandered estate-the will established him sole inheritor-went in the costs of a liberal education, his grandmother giving him assurance that he should not go forth into the world penniless.
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My grandmother was dead when I got there.
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Didn't I know the Colonel's grandfather and his grandmother?
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Being of a warm-hearted, devout nature, young Zinzendorf yielded readily to the influence of his pious grandmother, to whose care he was left after his father's death and his mother's second marriage, and by her wish he entered the Paedagogium at Halle in 1710, remaining there six years.
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Rather against his wishes, Count Zinzendorf then took office under the Saxon Government, but about the same time he bought from his grandmother the estate of Berthelsdorf, desiring to establish a centre of piety, resembling Halle.
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But he's so little he don't want any gold, so we'll give it to your grandfather and grandmother.
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Moreover, when her grandmother met her teacher, she said, "Oh, Miss Matilda, how Anna Maria has improved of late!
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But it does not follow that that woman's grandmother, when she said that she saw a ghost, was a consciously dishonest person; on the contrary, so complex and contradictory is human nature, she would have been, probably, a person of more than average intellect and earnestness; and her instinct of the invisible and the infinite (which is that which raises man above the brutes) would have been, because misinformed, the honourable cause of her error.
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She got it from her grandmother, who died at the age of a hundred and three, and sleeps in Coggeshall churchyard.
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She was naturally critical of what went on inside, and inclined to quote what Henry would have said; but she often succeeded in contradicting Henry, in his absence, and invariably paid her partner at dinner, or the kind old lady who remembered her grandmother, the compliment of believing that there was meaning in what they said.
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Oh, wait till to-morrow, and then he may make love to the devil and his grandmother, if he likes it.
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Oh, Albert," she cried, "I'm your grandmother.
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Examples of Grandmother

Example #1
She always spoke like that.
Example #2
In Egypt I shall remember, as I should remember.
Example #3
In 1836 the family went to live at Moscow, where the boy formed that habit of omnivorous reading which characterised his whole life.
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His mother died when he was a baby, his father when he was only nine.
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For eleven years she has not been able to attend church nor to go from home, and for a long time was unable to leave her chamber or her bed.
Example #6
Miss M- is the daughter of a respectable farmer, an elder in a Presbyterian church in Western Pennsylvania.