Examples of favorite son in a Sentence
an athlete who is one of New York's favorite sons
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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.
Residents of South Milwaukee are gearing up for the Milwaukee Bucks game Friday, March 2, against the Indiana Pacers, when favorite son Trey McKinney-Jones will return home as an NBA player for the first time.
The play tells the biblical story of Joseph, favorite son of Jacob, and his jealous brothers who sell him into slavery.
Unlike most statues to U.S. presidents, generals, activists, favorite sons, favorite daughters, it was not erected by a municipality, or a formal organization.
A&M’s favorite son, two years removed from football, admitted as much this week in an interview with Good Morning America and in another, more extensive visit on a Barstool Sports podcast.
There was, of course, one moment that had a very specific theme, though, the tribute to Minneapolis' favorite son, Prince.
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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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