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born and bred

Definition of born and bred in English:

By birth and upbringing, especially when considered a typical product of a place: he was a born and bred product of the Bronx
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  • ‘A lot of it is what I remember from my youth,’ said David, who was born and bred in Cowling.
  • Tom is London born and bred, which is clear from his sound, his voice, but it isn't London-y in an overbearing way either, which is nice.
  • But it could demonstrate a twisted streak in him that he would not want to play for the country both he and his parents were born and bred in.
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