Born

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Definition

(I was) born (in 1976): (I) came into existence (in 1976)
adjective
Note the following constructions:

I was born on November 17th, 1971.
I was born at the Happy Family clinic.
I was born in Arkansas.
I am a born actor. I have a natural ability to act.

Examples

  • "You, Jean, were born to follow."
  • "Rose : You don't have to stick around after the child is born."
  • "Brian : Born to an exotic dancer named 'Ecstasy' and a hot dog vendor named Larry, Philip Cheeter was always divided between his passion for romance and his devotion to sales."
  • "And what year were you born?"
  • "Look Jean, there are some people who are born to lead, and others who are born to follow."
  • "Jean : I am born in."
  • "Born on July 14, 1966, Bruno Delavigne spent the first years of his childhood in San Francisco with his older brother Felix."
  • "Will flexible working hours be possible once the little darling is born?"
  • "In the past 12 months have you had sexual contact with anyone who was born in or lived in Antarctica?"

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