FATHER-DAD Idioms and Phrases

Father's day is celebrated worldwide on the third Sunday of June. In one way or the other, we all are thankful to our fathers (or father figures in some cases) for their immense love and support. All the emotional social media posts and messages are proof. Well, I'm all for feelings and emotions but I also feel that it should not end there. We can also learn something different and unusual when it comes to our doting daddies. Let's keep aside these lovey-dovey quotes for a while and learn some common yet uncommon (not to mention funny) FATHER-DAD Phrases. father2 BIG DADDY Meaning: The head of an organisation; a person who has the authority to dominate or influence others, especially in a workplace. (एक संगठन का प्रमुख; एक व्यक्ति जिस पर दूसरों पर हावी होने या प्रभाव डालने का अधिकार है, खासकर कार्यस्थल में) • He is undoubtedly the big daddy of the business world. • वह निस्संदेह व्यावसायिक दुनिया पर राज करता  है। DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL Meaning: A girl who is pampered and spoilt by her father too much. (एक ऐसी लड़की जो कि अपने पिता द्वारा दिए गए ज़रूरत से ज़्यादा लाड प्यार से बिगड़ी हुई है) There is a negative connotation to this phrase. • Sara has no idea about the real world problems; she is such a daddy's girl. • Sara को असली दुनिया की समस्याओं के बारे में कोई जानकारी नहीं है; उसके पिता ने उसे बिगाड़ कर रखा हुआ है। DADDY'S GIRL Meaning: This phrase is used in a positive sense for a girl or woman who is particularly attached and has a close relationship with her father. (एक लड़की या महिला जिसका उसके पिता के साथ घनिष्ठ संबंध है) • It was quite hard for me to accept my father's death as I have always been a daddy's girl. • मेरे पिता की मृत्यु को स्वीकार करना मेरे लिए बहुत मुश्किल था क्योंकि हमेशा से हमारा रिश्ता बहुत करीबी रहा है। DISNEYLAND DAD Meaning: A father who, by choice or due to legal implications, lives away from his children and the custodial parent and has no actual disciplinary responsibilities towards his child. (एक ऐसा पिता जो अपनी मर्ज़ी या कानूनी कारणों से बच्चों से अलग रहे और उनके प्रति कोई अनुशासनात्मक जिम्मेदारी नहीं निभाए) They spend good times with their children only during vacations /visitations and tend to compensate their absence and responsibilities by spoiling the child with extravagant gifts. • My ex-husband's 'Disney Dad' behaviour has made my daughter stubborn and disobedient. • मेरे पूर्व पति के अत्यधिक लाड़ प्यार वाले व्यवहार ने मेरी बेटी को जिद्दी और अवज्ञाकारी बना दिया है। FOUNDING FATHER Meaning: A person who establishes or helps to start a movement or institution. (एक व्यक्ति जो एक आंदोलन या संस्था शुरू करने या स्थापित करने में सहायता करता है) • Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is given the title of the 'Founding Father of Modern India'. •  भीमराव रामजी अम्बेडकर को आधुनिक भारत के संस्थापक पिता का शीर्षक दिया गया है। WHO'S YOUR DADDY? Meaning: It's a slang expression used as an insult. It's used to degrade the listener in a boastful manner. (इसका इस्तेमाल किसी को अहंकारपूर्ण तरीके से नीचा दिखाने के लिए किया जाता है) • Right after winning the game point, he egoistically boasted about his victory and said: Who's your daddy? •  गेम प्वाइंट जीतने के ठीक बाद, उसने अहंकार से अपनी जीत का दावा करते हुए कहा: Who's your daddy? BABY FATHER/ DADDY Meaning: The father of a woman's child who is neither her husband nor in any kind of a relationship with her. (एक ऐसा पिता जो कि न तो अपने बच्चे की माता का पति है और न ही उसके साथ किसी तरह के संबंध में रहता है) • A baby father is generally considered a bad influence on the society. • एक बेबी फादर को आम तौर पर समाज पर बुरा प्रभाव माना जाता है । P.S. Most of these phrases are actually slang expressions. Don't take them to your heart. IT'S JUST FOR FUN. HAPPY FATHER'S DAY Don't forget to download our English learning app Namaste English.

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