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    daughter-father relationship

    It's said daughters have a better relationship with their dads. They've got a tendency towards their dads.
    Are there any words/phrases to describe a girl who has got a good relationship with her father?

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    #2

    Re: daughter-father relationship

    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    They've got a tendency towards their dads.
    This doesn't make sense. Can you express the idea in different words?

    Are there any words/phrases to describe a girl who has got a good relationship with her father?
    They get along really well. They're on the same wavelength. There are other ways to say this but I can't think of any right now.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: daughter-father relationship

    Do you mean that girls usually have a better relationship with their father than with their mother?

    "Father-daughter relationship" is a common enough phrase but it doesn't signify what you seem to be suggesting. It could be a bad, indifferent or good relationship.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: daughter-father relationship

    I think the phrase 'a daddy's girl' applies here. It signifies a close relationship with the father, which is stronger than the one with her mother, although it may also carry implications of the woman being somewhat spoiled by her father.

    Note that even though the phrase contains the word 'girl', we can use this term regardless of the woman's age.

    Edit: Similarly, we have the phrase 'a momma's boy', for a mother/son relationship.
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    Re: daughter-father relationship

    This might be a wrong common belief, but I just mean they (daughters) love their dads more. And I'm looking for a word or phrase to describe these kinds of girls.

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    Re: daughter-father relationship

    Yes, I mean that. But I'm wondering if there's a word to describe them.

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    Re: daughter-father relationship

    Thanks. That seems good. But, as you said, it might imply a negative connotation, a girl who's spoiled, just like a momma's boy.
    Is there any other word or phrase?
    I want to say they (daughters) love their dads and miss them when they leave home.

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    Re: daughter-father relationship

    I can't think of one. I'd just say that the daughter has a very close relationship with her dad.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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