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be born

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe bornbe bornMBwhen a person or animal is born, they come out of their mother’s body or out of an egg Forty lambs were born this spring.be born in Swift was born in 1667.be born at Then, most babies were born at home.be born on I was born on December 15th, 1973.be born into/to/of something (=be born in a particular situation, type of family etc) One third of all children are born into single-parent families.be born with something (=have a particular disease, type of character etc since birth) Jenny was born with a small hole in her heart. I was born and raised (=was born and grew up) in Alabama.be born blind/deaf etc (=be blind, deaf etc when born) a newly-born baby the queen’s firstborn sonbe born lucky/unlucky etc (=always be lucky, unlucky etc)Australian/French etc born (=born in or as a citizen of Australia etc)Don’t say ‘I born’, ‘I have been born’, or ‘I am born’. Say I was born: I was born in Pakistan. bornbe bornbe bornSTART TO HAPPEN, EXIST ETCsomething that is born starts to exist the country where the sport of cricket was bornbe born (out) of (=as a result of a particular situation) The alliance was born of necessity in 1941. Bill spoke with a cynicism born of bitter experience. born
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