born and raised


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born and raised

Both born and raised in the same particular place; having lived in one's birthplace through one's adolescence. The phrase implies that one's identity has been shaped by the place. I may live in California now, but I'm a Texas gal, born and raised!
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born and raised

 and born and bred
born and nurtured through childhood, usually in a specific place. She was born and raised in a small town in western Montana. Freddy was born and bred on a farm and had no love for city life.
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I was born and raised in Essex County; and I’ve always heern say that the Bay State was provarbal for pronounsation
He truly believes that he is the real Lord Greystoke, and the chances are that he will make a better English lord than a man who was born and raised in an African jungle.
And never mind the fact that Mark Johnson was born and raised in Barstow and continues to live near that High Desert community.