Definition of mother's milk in English:

mother's milk

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[mass noun]
  • Something regarded as absolutely necessary or appropriate: the bottom line is work and that is mother’s milk to any performer
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    • Eliminationist rhetoric is mother's milk to these kids.
    • One of the legendary lines about the place of money in American campaigns came from a powerful California politician who said, ‘money is the mother's milk of politics.’
    • Because money continues to be the mother's milk of politics, Democrats serious about retaking the White House should not give money to candidates who have no chance of beating Bush.

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