Examples of favorite son in a Sentence
an athlete who is one of New York's favorite sons
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From a favorite son to a finding of scientific misconduct, Jasti Rao fell far.
Argentina's favorite son is most famously remembered for cheating his way to victory against England in 1986, with his 'hand of god' goal.
Texas real estate developer Wayne Duddlesten, attorney Billy Goldberg and sportswriter Mickey Herskowitz have bought themselves and the city of Houston a basketball team, complete with favorite son Elvin Hayes.
Minnesota was the lone state that favorite son Walter Mondale narrowly won in President Ronald Reagan’s 49-state landslide in 1984.
India’s second favorite son, Jinder Mahal, won the U.S. title in a fourway with Randy Orton, Bobby Roode and Rusev.
Once celebrated as one of Memphis' favorite sons, the memory of Lorenzen Wright still haunts this town.
Oakland’s favorite son, Marshawn Lynch, appears to be quietly putting the pieces in place for his forthcoming Emeryville restaurant and lounge, Rob Ben’s, despite there months of silence surrounding the project.
And then there were the posher-type people sitting in the outer field, the favorite sons of the Kentucky pioneers.
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FAVORITE SON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of favorite son for English Language Learners
: a well-known man (such as a political candidate or a celebrity) who is very popular in the area where he lives now or where he lived as a child
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