- Being a dutiful son, Sun Quan had no choice but to marry his sister to Liu Bei. Zhou Yu's plan failed, but he thought up another one at once.
- Ronnie transformed from a lighthearted teenager into a devoted soldier and a dutiful son who called his mother every day from his post in Iraq.
- This teacher was a dutiful son.
- You've got a dutiful mother, you have, my son.
- A dutiful son is obliged to pay his father's debts