Translation of "name sb/sth after sb/sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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name sb/sth after sb/sth

US also name sb/sth for sb/sth
phrasal verb with name uk /neɪm/ us /neɪm/ verb [ T ]

to give someone or something the same name as another person or thing

用…的名字给…命名
Paul was named after his grandfather. 保罗的名字跟他的爷爷一样。
She told us about his brother, Apollo, born in 1969 and named for the US astronauts' mission to the moon. 她告诉了我们他哥哥阿波罗的事,他出生于1969年,是以美国宇航员的登月行动来命名的。

More examples

  • We named our dogs after Tolkien characters.
  • We named all our children after football players.

(Translation of “name sb/sth after sb/sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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