English vocabulary and translations (See all)
an inheritance: money or possessions given by a person after their death
inheritance tax is tax paid to the government on money or property received from a person after their death
UK: I inherited the family business from my father.
US: He spent 4000 dollars of his grandmother's inheritance on alcohol.
If the audio player isn't working:
- Download: audio.mp3
- "Apparently, as his chosen heir, I'm going to inherit his estate."
- "Apparently my grandfather insisted that I be married before receiving the inheritance."
- "Subject: Inheritance"
Do you have smart way of remembering 'Inherit'? Share it with us!