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born to (be or do something)

Possessing an innate talent or ability in a particular area. When that young girl walked into the audition and flawlessly belted out a Whitney Houston song without the slightest hesitation, I knew she was born to be a singer. You were born to be an artist, so I don't know why you're wasting your time working on Wall Street.
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It's not just Malek - playing Queen frontman Freddie Mercury - who has issues with Singer.
Egyptian singer and composer Amr Mostafa cooperated with Hungarian singer Pflum Orsi.
He said that KP government should investigate this incident and provide all possible protection to the singers and artists community of the province.
It seems that many singers need to be appreciated abroad first before gaining a foothold here, Salonga added in a separate tweet.
Ian Woolley, chairman of the Friends of London Road Cemetery, said: "They wanted to put in a bench near the monument to commemorate George Singer and his connections with the city.
Singer came to the USA in 1935, helped by his older brother and mentor, the novelist I.
Singer left Warsaw in the spring of 1935, leaving behind many lovers, including Ronye, the mother of his son Yisroel.
This is my first experience of hearing opera singers at Singer of the World - the closest I have been to opera is working with the wonderful Lesley Garrett in The Sound of Music," Connie said.
Singer and Mason's last supper is a vegan meal, in which they address (and argue for) the health and ethics of both eating vegan and raising one's children vegan, and respond to Pollan and others' arguments about the ethics of eating meat.
And a new piece by composer Philip Glass based on Cohen's book of poetry "Book of Longing," has been conceived as an evening-length concert work composed for musicians, singers, spoken word and imagery.
Robert White, a voice professor at New York City's Juilliard School, says good singers have a mixture of talent and proper vocal technique.
Though many Americans graduate from college without having read him, Singer (1904-91) is widely considered both a major writer of fiction and an important chronicler of European Jewish life, especially the vanished world of the shtetl, the village of the pious and usually poor.
The $100 million financing was negotiated by Singer and Kathleen McSharry, senior managing director of SBO.
In "Famine, Affluence, and Morality," Singer concludes that the affluent have an obligation to assist those whose lives are in danger, such as those living in conditions of absolute poverty.
text by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Bruce Davidson, Ilan Stavans, Jill Meredith, and