By birth and upbringing, especially with reference to someone considered a typical product of a place: he was a Cambridge man born and bred
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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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