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To his four children, he’s a deadbeat dad whose absence destroyed their mother.
Though the Chargers left San Diego for Los Angeles in 2017 — abandoning its fans for another family like a deadbeat dad — much of the former stadium’s materials will be recycled back into the San Diego State University’s Aztec stadium.Environment Report: The Chargers Stadium’s Circle of Life|MacKenzie Elmer|March 29, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Dad hasn't been in the picture since she was about a year old — he's a deadbeat dad.Carolyn Hax: A friend is tightly tethered to her daughter|Carolyn Hax|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
My dad was a sailor, and all through my childhood he was away half of the time at sea, and to an extent I have a similar job.
His wife passed away and they had kids, and he wanted to focus on being a dad so he just stopped to raise his kids.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The fear of…Dad, of the war…yes, that…but something else…the fear that life is nor being lived right here now.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
My dad had worked for a while as a ranch hand, and his “Open Road” was a remnant of those days.
The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, Dad is out of work.
"Dad and Hans Rutter, as you know, weren't the sort of men to sit around and mourn over anything like that," she laughed.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
When I told dad, sez I, 'Dad, did ever yer hear sech a thing uz gittin' up afore light to feed stock?'Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He was one of Dad's tenants, a big purple-faced man, who drank a lot and never took much exercise.Uncanny Tales|Various
Why, I coaxed even dad over to camp once and I've always wanted Helena to go.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
I'd do anything for dad an' I guess if he thought I was gettin' discouraged he'd jest plum up an' quit.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope