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By birth and upbringing, especially with reference to someone considered a typical product of a place.‘he was a Cambridge man born and bred’
- ‘Although born and bred in Lismore, over the last two years the article has been done from our new hometown, Brisbane.’
- ‘Madrid born and bred, his family were ardent Atletico fans.’
- ‘The dog born and bred in the parish certainly proved a true champion in the final on Saturday night, June 1st.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘A Langcliffe woman who was born and bred by the sea has joined the crew of a tall ship to raise funds for the Mission to Seafarers charity.’
- ‘I was born and bred in Belfast but my parents are from Dungannon and I've always played for Dungannon.’
- ‘Mr Leahy, born and bred in Dublin, was called to the bar in 1979 and made a senior counsel in 1997.’
- ‘He is proud of the fact that he is born and bred in Durrow.’
- ‘‘A lot of it is what I remember from my youth,’ said David, who was born and bred in Cowling.’
- ‘He was born and bred here and was extremely well liked.’
- ‘Being Glaswegian born and bred, I have an inexplicable dislike of Edinburgh and the thought of a day in the capital did not really appeal to me.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘A Blade born and bred, he quite obviously couldn't have been more excited if he'd been handed the keys to Old Trafford or the Bernabeu.’
- ‘Cleckheaton born and bred, he originally trained as a chef because his father was a pub landlord, but he decided on a career in teaching instead.’
- ‘Chili was born and bred in San Antonio and real chili never met a tomato!’
- ‘Both Mike and Rita are born and bred in the Test Valley area.’
- ‘Based on her memories of the north-east town of Strichen, where she was born and bred, it was generally well-received.’
- ‘What would then happen if we went riding on the land belonging to my brother and I and chased a fox, which had been born and bred on our land and had eaten our pheasants?’
- ‘As a Yorkshireman, born and bred, I would always argue that the best parts of England lie within the county's boundaries.’
- ‘The first group of bombers were rather well-to-do, born and bred in Britain for the most part.’
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