Definition Make a name for oneself
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to make a name for oneself: to make oneself well-known, well recognized or famous; to become prominent
- "Wang Bottling Co made a name for itself in the early 1980s manufacturing bottles and plastics for Chinese mega-brewery "5 Monkey Beers LLP", the biggest brewing company in mainland China."
- "I'm just now reaching a stage in my career where I'm really making a name for myself."
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