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silver spoon

A metaphor for ample wealth that has been passed down through inheritance. (Used primarily in the phrase "born with a silver spoon in (one's) mouth.") We may both be wealthy now, but I never had a silver spoon growing up. I had nothing when I was young, and all of my fortune is down to my own hard work. Everyone who attends that university was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, so I just don't think it's the right place for me.
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Britain's biggest supermarket has upped the price of a 1kg pack of best-selling Silver Spoon granulated sugar from 59p to 69p at its Extra, Superstore and Metro stores.
Britain's biggest supermarket have upped the price of a 1kg pack of best-selling Silver Spoon granulated sugar from 59p to 69p at their Extra, Superstore and Metro stores.
So no not all students are born with a silver spoon in their mouth.
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ECHO Reporter rob.pattinson@trinitymirror.com rpattinson83 @ A SILVER spoon believed to have been used by the war poet Wilfred Owen has gone on display in a Wirral museum.
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Anne was not born with a silver spoon in her mouth, she had to go out and work hard for 1any opportunity.