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favourite son

noun [S] UK (US favorite son) uk   us  
a famous person, especially a politician, who is supported and praised by people in the area they come from
Translations of “favourite son”
in Chinese (Traditional) 故鄉的驕子(尤指政治家)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 故乡的骄子(尤指政治家)…
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