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  1. #1

    Red face Father

    Dear Teacher,

    When "father" is also a verb, can we say that I fathered a baby on 14th or
    my friend has fathered a baby on 15th. Can we use it so?

    Thank you,

    Murli

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    Re: Father

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    Yes, indeed you can-- but it refers to the fertilization of the egg by the sperm, so it would be very difficult to assign a date to the action.
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    Dear Teacher,

    Thank you for your reply. Does it mean giving berth to a baby illegitimatly? I feel so. Am I right? Please correct me.

    thank you,

    Murli

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    Re: Father

    It doesn't have to refer to an illegitimate child, although it's usually used in that context.

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