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English definition of “be a legend in your own lifetime”

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be a legend in your own lifetime

to be very famous while you are still alive: Garbo was a legend in her own lifetime.
Translations of “be a legend in your own lifetime”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在有生之年就已成名…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在有生之年就已成名…
(Definition of be a legend in your own lifetime from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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