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Born and _____________– Originating and brought up in a place and learning the typical customs of a place.
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The right answer is:
(bred is the past of breed, which means to give birth or hatch from eggs, or help grow up (= raise, bring up).
So born and bred.
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Here are some examples of how you can use it:
Trevor was born and bred in Wiltshire, where he works in the local hospital.
Although Blair was born and bred in Scottish, she only has the slightest of accents.
Note: In English you say that people were born, so in the past tense.
3 thoughts on “Instant Idiom: Born and ____________”
Mrs. Jaqueline, I have over 250 english lessons from you, about three years reading them throught my E-mail and it`s been a good exercise for me to review many things about the language we all are suppose to talk and it has been a good experiences that you had share with me even on those tiny things no one thinken about.
English is so long to learn, use it, and improvent it, takes a while to developed . Mrs. Jaqueline, your lessons are very good, but it depends on what people is up to, if people know what they´re up: A good well living is required to have the good language feelings, Reading lessons don`t mean the right
I agree. It takes time and just reading is not enough. You need to practise your English all the time.