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born with a silver spoon in one`s mouth
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Definition: born rich; provided from birth with everything you need; never have any difficulties

Explanation: Used in a negative sense when speaking about another person who seems to have too much success

Examples: He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth and has never worked in his life. - It just doesn't seem fair! She was born with a sliver spoon in her mouth and gets any position she wants.

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