One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his grandfather was a mathematician’
grandad, grandpa, grandpop
North American gramps, grand daddy
2‘he was the grandfather of modern liberalism’
founder, inventor, originator, creator, initiator, instigator, father, founding father, pioneer, framer, mastermind
3‘our Victorian grandfathers’
forefather, forebear, ancestor, progenitor, antecedent
1‘smokers who worked here before the ban have been grandfathered’
exempt, excuse, make an exception for, make an exception of, give immunity to, grant immunity to, let off, release, exclude, exonerate
let off the hook
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