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make a name for yourself

C2 to ​becomefamous or ​respected by a lot of ​people: He's made a name for himself as a ​talentedjournalist.
(Definition of make a name for yourself from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make a name for yourself”
in Chinese (Simplified) 扬名,成名…
in Turkish isim yapmak, adını duyurmak…
in Russian создать себе имя, получить известность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 揚名,成名…
in Polish zdobyć sławę…
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