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known for

Meaning: to be well-known for something or famous for something

For example:

  • be known for sth Bill Gates was originally known for his role in founding Microsoft, but now he's becoming known for his work as a humanitarian as well.

  • be known for sth Thailand is known for its beautiful beaches and its friendly people.

Quick Quiz:

New Orleans is known for its great music and its rich food, so it's a good place to
  1. lose weight
  2. go out dancing
  3. go mountain climbing

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