Flesh-and-blood meaning

flezhən blud
Alive; living.
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Human nature or physical existence, together with its weaknesses.
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Actually present; in person.
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The human body, esp. as subject to its natural limitations.
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Real; actual; true.
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Flesh and blood is an expression used to refer to someone in your family, especially someone who is related by blood rather than through marriage.

An example of flesh and blood is a son to a mother.

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Consisting of flesh, blood, and other substances associated with animals or humans.
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How dare you say such a thing to your own flesh and blood!

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A person's blood relatives; kin.
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one's (own) flesh and blood
  • one's close relatives
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

one's (own) flesh and blood