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Phrasal Verbs

known as

This page is about the phrasal verb known as

Meaning

to be called a certain name, even though it mightn't be a real or official name

For example

  • known as sth The Union of Myanmar is a country in Asia between Thailand and India that used to be known as Burma.

  • known as sth Do you know the full names of the music stars known as Prince, Sting, Madonna and Beyonce?

Quick Quiz

Which country used to be known as Persia?

a. Indonesia

b. Iran

c. Yemen

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