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. 但只有查理·卓别林才能塑造出了不起的喜剧角色"流浪者"，这个使其创作者声名永驻的衣衫褴褛的小人物。
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. 但假如他在早期那些短小喜剧电影中能操一口受过教育的人的口音，那么他是否会闻名世界就值得怀疑了，
3. The actress was at the pinnacle of her fame. 这位女演员正处于声誉的顶峰。
4. The story of a poor family that acquired fame and fortune overnight, dramatically illustrates the power of the press. 下面这户穷人一夜之间出名发财的故事戏剧性地说明了新闻报道威力。
5. The rise to fame was swift. 这一家迅速出了名。
6. Nan later remarked that the fame she gained from American Gothic saved her from a very boring life. 南后来说道，《美国哥特式》带给她的名誉使她摆脱了一种非常乏味的生活。
7. His discovery adds fame to Yale. 他的新发现给耶鲁大学增添了光彩。
8. His huge fame gave him the freedom — and, more importantly, the money — to be his own master. 他的巨大名声为他带来了自由，更重要的是带来了财富，他因此得以成为自己的主人。
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. 当他沽名钓誉时，他就脱离了自我生活，脱离了对自己灵魂最深处世界的探索。
10. She came to fame through hard work. 她因刻苦工作而成名。