Examples of favorite son in a Sentence
an athlete who is one of New York's favorite sons
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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.
What the people of Firebaugh have done in addition to traveling to watch Wyoming play when geographically feasible is put the administration at Fresno State on notice for failing to recruit their favorite son.
Ripken’s 2016 divorce from his wife of nearly 30 years, Kelly, made headlines, and Harford County’s favorite son has also been sparring with Aberdeen officials over the financial management of Ripken Stadium.
And while it may not have been shot in Charm City — it was primarily filmed in Toronto – del Toro said the location was meant as a tribute to some of the city’s favorite sons.
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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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