动词过去式:famed 过去分词:famed 现在分词:faming 第三人称单数:fames
n [U] (condition of) being known or talked about by many people 名声; 名气; 声誉
*achieve fame and fortune 获取名利
* The young musician rose quickly to fame. 那个年轻的音乐家很快就出了名.
[Date: 1100-1200; Language: Old French; Origin: Latin fama 'report, fame']
the state of being known about by a lot of people because of your achievements
Streisand won fame as a singer before she became an actress.
rise/shoot to fame
Plant shot to fame in the seventies as the lead singer of Led Zeppelin.
At that time, the Beatles were at the height of their fame .
The town's only claim to fame (=the only reason why it is well known) is that Queen Elizabeth I once visited it.
He set off to find fame and fortune .
of ... fame
(=used to show what someone is famous for)
Hugh Grant, of 'Notting Hill' fame
1. But only Charle Chaplin could have created the great comic character of " the Tramp ", the little man in rags who gave his creator permanent fame.
2. But if he'd been able to speak with an educated accent in those early short comedy movies, it's doubtful if he would have achieved world fame.
3. The actress was at the pinnacle of her fame.
4. The story of a poor family that acquired fame and fortune overnight, dramatically illustrates the power of the press.
5. The rise to fame was swift.
6. Nan later remarked that the fame she gained from American Gothic saved her from a very boring life.
7. His discovery adds fame to Yale.
8. His huge fame gave him the freedom — and, more importantly, the money — to be his own master.
9. And when he flirts with fame, he is taking time off from living with himself, from the search for what his world contains at its inmost point.
10. She came to fame through hard work.