Translation: from spanish

to make a name for oneself

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  • make a name for oneself — or make one s name To become famous • • • Main Entry: ↑name * * * become well known by the time he was thirty five, he had made a name for himself as a contractor …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a name for oneself — {v. phr.} To become recognized in a field of endeavor; become a celebrity. * /Joe has worked so hard at soybean trading that he made quite a name for himself as a trader./ * /Bill has made a name for himself both as a pianist and as a composer./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ a\ name\ for\ oneself — v. phr. To become recognized in a field of endeavor; become a celebrity. Joe has worked so hard at soybean trading that he made quite a name for himself as a trader. Bill has made a name for himself both as a pianist and as a composer …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make a name for oneself — become well known or famous He has made a name for himself in the field of computers …   Idioms and examples

  • make a name for oneself — become famous. → name …   English new terms dictionary

  • make a name for oneself — verb to gain fame …   Wiktionary

  • win a name for oneself — make himself a reputation, make himself famous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make one's name — make a name for oneself or make one s name To become famous • • • Main Entry: ↑name …   Useful english dictionary

  • make — v. & n. v. (past and past part. made) 1 tr. construct; create; form from parts or other substances (made a table; made it out of cardboard; made him a sweater). 2 tr. (foll. by to + infin.) cause or compel (a person etc.) to do something (make… …   Useful english dictionary

  • name — namer, n. /naym/, n., v., named, naming, adj. n. 1. a word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known. 2. mere designation, as distinguished from fact:… …   Universalium

  • name — I n. appellation 1) to adopt, assume; bear; use a name 2) to give smb. a name 3) to call smb. a (bad) name 4) to immortalize smb. s name 5) to invoke God s name 6) an assumed; Christian (esp. BE), first, given; code; dirty; family name, surname;… …   Combinatory dictionary


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