- A death in the family put a damper on our Christmas celebrations.
- Trisha：What's the matter? Have you had a death in the family or something?
- It is easy to acknowledge that a major life change,such as losing one's job or a death in the family,causes stress.
- Recessions are not unlike deaths in the family.
- The accident caused a death in his family, and it brought home to him the evil of drinking while driving.