Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: grand-daughter
IPA transcription: [ɡɹ'ænd,ɔtɚ]
Usage examples
  • Thus it has happened, that the education of the father, daughter, and grand-daughter, has devolved on me.
  • I hope this reasoning will be honoured with your approbation; and I have yet another motive which has some weight with me: I would not willingly give offence to any human being; and surely Madame Duval might accuse me of injustice, if, while I refuse to let her grand-daughter wait upon her, I consent that she should join a party of pleasure to London.
  • In regard to my answer, I must humbly request your Ladyship to write to this effect: "That I would not, upon any account, intentionally offend Madame Duval; but that I have weighty, nay unanswerable reasons for detaining her grand-daughter at present in England; the principal of which is, that it was the earnest desire of one to whose will she owes implicit duty.