Born and borne

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The passive form of the verb born (be + born) is used to talk about coming into the world at birth.

Note that to give somebody’s place or date of birth, we use the simple past tense form.

Borne is the past participle form of the verb bear. It is sometimes used to mean give birth to or carry.

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Back and Again
Bath and bathe
Beat and win
Because of, due to, owing to and on account of
Before and in front of
Begin and Start
Belong to, belong on and belong in
Below and under
Between and among
Between and during
Between and from
Big, large and great
A bit
Born and borne
Bring and take
But, though, in spite of, despite
By and with