Idiom: in a/the family way
— This is crazy but both my brother's wife and his daughter are in a family way.
— I think you're in a family way and it's time you take a pregnancy test!
— How can I say this politely? Are you in a family way?
— I’m devastated. My 15-year-old’s girlfriend is in the family way!
— We just found a stray dog behind that building and we suspect she's in a family way.
— Everyone in my department knows I'm in a family way because I'm always running to the bathroom throwing up but I still haven't officially told anyone yet.
— To be honest, I wouldn't ask her if she is in the family way because maybe she's just gained a lot of weight.
— Do you think Sarah is in the family way? I'm dying to ask her.
— Yes, my boss is in a family way and I'll have to do both our jobs again for the next year.
— I have some exciting news to tell you: My wife is in a family way.
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