Examples of favorite son in a Sentence
an athlete who is one of New York's favorite sons
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In the world of classical music, Bobby Mann (as his friends call him) is Portland's favorite son.
It was packed long before favorite son Andy Murray took Centre Court for his quarterfinal match.
News of the purge came early on Sunday after King Salman decreed the creation of an anti-corruption committee chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed, his 32-year-old favorite son who has amassed power since rising from obscurity three years ago.
Rumors have swirled since then that King Salman and his favorite son would soon move against Prince Mutaib, commander of the third armed force and himself a former contender for the crown.
Stop for diner-style breakfast of pancakes or shrimp and grits at Barrier Jack’s, across the street from the statue of Cocoa Beach’s favorite son, surf legend Kelly Slater (410 N. Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, barrierjacks.com).
Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar has long been embraced as one of Puerto Rico’s favorite sons, the most accomplished member of a family regarded as baseball royalty in the island.
After bringing back favorite son Greg Maddux, the Cubs were poised to make amends for their 2003 NLCS collapse and end the drought.
Prior to press secretary Sean Spicer’s departure, Kushner was said to be annoyed that his press shop wasn’t defending the president (and his favorite son-in-law) more vigorously in the Russia matter.
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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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