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Definition of mother's son in English:

noun

informal
A man: every mother’s son personally knew his friendly local CIA agent
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  • Ms Short added that ‘they were every one a mother's son, somebody's brother, somebody's husband, and then there are civilians’.
  • They must not have the death of another mother's son on their hands.
  • If you don't leave these polls in five minutes, we will kill every mother's son of you!

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