Example sentences for: stepfather

How can you use “stepfather” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • My daughter insists he doesn't deserve to be called "Dad" and now only makes reference to "him" when mentioning her stepfather to friends or relatives.

  • I am having an ongoing ordeal over whether my 12-year-old daughter should refer to her stepfather as "Dad," "Stepdad," or by his first name.

  • Clinton craves the affection that his abusive, alcoholic stepfather and abused, fun-loving mother didn't provide him as a child.

  • In linking Lee's self-destructiveness to the culture in which he's enmeshed, Allen reminds me of Newt Gingrich, who blamed Susan Smith's drowning of her children on liberals and the counterculture, before it was revealed that the young woman's disturbed psyche had more to do with the nocturnal visits of her stepfather, a higher-up in the state's Republican Party.

  • British intelligence didn't want to kill Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed, it simply wanted to scare them apart because, asserts Islamic scholar Yaqub Zaki, "the idea of the future King of England, Prince William, having a Muslim stepfather was intolerable.


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