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be a name to conjure with

UK to be a very ​important name, or an ​interesting name that gives you a ​mentalpicture of something ​pleasant or ​exciting: In those ​days Churchill was still a name to ​conjure with. The House of the Blue Lagoon - now there's a name to ​conjure with!
(Definition of be a name to conjure with from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be a name to conjure with”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼎鼎大名, 名字会令人产生美妙联想…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼎鼎大名, 名字會令人產生美妙聯想…
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