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that's my boy

An expression used to express praise or pride for a male with whom one has a close relationship, especially one's son. That's my boy, another report card with straight A's! It gave me a lot of encouragement to hear my parents shouting "That's our boy!" during the football game.
See also: boy
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

That's my boy.

 and That's my girl.
That is my child of whom I am proud.; I'm proud of this young person. After the game, Tom's dad said, "That's my boy!" That's my girl! Always a winner!
See also: boy
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

That’s my boy

sent. That is my son of whom I am proud.; I’m proud of this young man. After the game, Tom’s dad said, “That’s my boy!”
See also: boy
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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