group consisting of parents and their children
all the people descended from a common ancestor
group of things related by common characteristics especially a group of languages
a group of plants or animals
"he moved his family to Virginia"
"It was a good Christian household"
"I waited until the whole house was asleep"
"the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
"he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"
"there are two classes of detergents"
"his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
"sharks belong to the fish family"
"the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family"
"the church welcomed new members into its fellowship"
I am of Anglo-Irish stock on both sides of my family.
出自： Day Lewis
误 My family is all tall.
正 My family are all tall.
误 My family are very large.
正 My family is very large.
误 He abandoned his cosy family.
正 He abandoned his cosy home.
析 “家”是home,指一个人出生和居住的处所; 而family指家庭成员的集体或个体。
误 The Wang of the family has moved into the new house.
正 The Wang family has moved into the new house.