Definitions and samples

  • client (n.) a client of a professional person or organization is a person that receives a service from them in return for payment


- Both of the lawyers say that their clients broke no laws.

  • colleague (n.) your colleagues are the people you work with, especially in a professional job


- Her work colleagues have described her as the person who puts a smile on everyone's face.

  • employer (n.) your employer is the person or organization that you work for


- So job seekers are trying to stand out to catch the eye of a potential employer.

  • parent (n.) your parents are your mother and father


- She says the hardest thing for the parent is to let the child make the mistakes.

  • sibling (n.) your siblings are your brothers and sisters


- Some studies have found that children are more friendly to younger siblings of the same sex.