make a name for (oneself)

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Definition of make a name for (oneself)

: to become well-known or famous He has made quite a name for himself as a golfer. She is making a name for herself in the art world.

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make a muck of (something)

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make an appearance

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“Make a name for (oneself).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20name%20for%20%28oneself%29. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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