born with a silver spoon
Born wealthy, or fortunate, or both, as in Paul can afford to go to medical school; he was born with a silver spoon. Although some authorities believe this phrase alludes to the custom of godparents giving their godchild a silver spoon, affordable only by rich persons, it is more likely that the spoon has come to symbolize wealth. [c. 1700]
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The influential al Qaeda propagandist, who was born in New Mexico, died in a U.S. drone strike later that year.
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