One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person's brother-in-law.‘my Gran's sister married her BIL’
- ‘Tragically, my sister passed away in 1997, and my BIL had the great good fortune of meeting, and falling in love with, a simply wonderful woman, whom he married in 2001.’
- ‘Dinner was a great success despite me nearly strangling my BIL for phoning up to tell me how to cook the sprouts properly!’
- ‘We usually open family presents with my BIL, SIL and nephew on Christmas morning.’
- ‘Her BIL is a vegetarian.’
- ‘On the way home my BiL phoned; my MiL is in hospital.’
- ‘At the end of the day, the issue is your BIL, not your sister.’
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