Known to-knownas

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Definition

I've been known to (have a drink or two): I occasionally, often (drink alcohol); I have a reputation of (drinking)
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He is known (as a party animal): Everybody knows him, he is famous, he has a reputation (as a party animal)
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Michael Jordan is also known as "Air Jordan". Michael Jordan's alias or other name is "Air Jordan".

Examples

  • "We're known for our dairy products, wildlife, stunning natural beauty, and our outstanding rugby team."
  • "Please forgive me for my absence, and wish me luck as I visit one of America's oldest and most famous cities, known for its lobsters and difficult-to-understand accents!"
  • ""Down with the Duke" are known for their anarchist tendencies, pulsating tambourine rhythms, and filthy lyrics."
  • "America is known for its entrepreneurial spirit, and there's no shortage of people wanting to make big money fast, but if you're smart, you'll make your money the old-fashioned way, with hard work and dedication."
  • "Boston is also known for its large population of Irish and Italian immigrants!"
  • "Ms. Lohan is known for her abnormally large shoulders and allergy to avocados."
  • "-They have been known to eat cats (particularly ALF)"
  • "Rogers, known for his radical and innovative buildings, has designed a structure which resembles a snail."
  • "It's from Silke Banowski from Krefeld, Germany, known for its impressive Wasserburg."
  • "We're known for our wildlife, especially the unique marsupials that live here."

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