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Which is more appropriate?
Born and brought up
Born and raised
I was born and brought up in New York.
I was born and raised in New York.
Don't American English speakers use "bring (someone) up / bring up (someone)" to mean "to take care of and teach (a child who is growing up)"?
Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary
▪ I was born and brought up [=raised, reared] in Chicago.
Yes, we do. We use that phrase by itself, but we do not normally use the phrase "someone is born and brought up (someplace)." In that phrase, Americans virtually always say raised.