Born-and-bred sentence example
He was a soldier born and bred.
I am not a born and bred Anglican so I have had little awareness of church politics, at least until recently!
His own favourite ascetics, the Therapeutae, whose chief centre was in Egypt, had renounced property and all its temptations, and fled, irrevocably abandoning brothers, children, wives, parents, throngs of kinsmen, intimacy of friends, the fatherlands where they were born and bred (see Therapeutae).
Bill Bryson is an unabashed Anglophile who, through a mistake of history, happened to be born and bred in Iowa.
Those not born and bred south of the Mason/Dixon line would tend to think that all southern food is deep fried and smothered in gravy, but it's not.Advertisement
He was a typical Spanish soldierpolitician, though he had more of the better traits of the soldier born and bred than of the arts of the statesman.
Crystal Light offers its visitors several dragons to choose from that are born and bred "on the site".
Cincinnati is listed as the first booming city in America's heartland, and the acting icons to be born and bred there are just a few of the reasons why.
The Cribs' sold out NME tour in autumn 2005 with Leeds favorites The Kaiser Chiefs and Sheffield born and bred Maximo Park proved the band have cemented their status as one of the new indie scene's most important bands.