Grammar Patterns

poss N

The 'guardian' group

These nouns refer to someone who helps or protects someone younger, poorer, or less powerful than themselves.
She needed her guardian's permission to travel and was supposed to stay only a year until her younger brother finished at school.
His mentor was a Columbia investment guru, and Buffett worked for him briefly in New York before returning to set up his own investment firm.
When Michelangelo's patron, Cosimo de' Medici, laid claim to the contents of the dead artist's studio, only ten drawings were found.
  • fairy godmother
  • godfather
  • godmother
  • godparent
  • guardian
  • guardian angel
  • mentor
  • patron
  • patron saint
  • protector
  • sugar daddy
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