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famous [ 'feiməs] a.著名的,出名的

famous ['feiməs] a. 著名的

world-famous a. 世界闻名的

老字号 an old and famous shop or enterprise

名优 famous actor; famous high quality brand

优质名牌商品 famous-brand, quality products

down-to-earth 实在的
A: I had a chance to chat with Dr. Lee last time. I was totally surprised to find out that a famous person like him can be so down-to-earth.
A: 我上次有機會跟 Dr. Lee 閒聊。 我很驚訝地發現一個像他這樣有名氣的人竟然可以這樣的真實純樸。
B: Really? Tell me more about it.
B: 真的啊? 再跟我多講一點!

Famous 有名的

famous-brand products 名牌产品

What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous.
广为人知的名字是多么沉重的负担啊。

Collection of famous quotes and collection of mottoes are the most important treasure of the society.
名言集和格言集是社会最可贵的财富。

Chinese food is famous worldwide.
中国菜世界闻名。

He felt intense happiness when he knew that he would attend the famous university.
知道自己将上这所名牌大学,他感到非常幸福。

They managed to get the authentic painting by a famous painter off the wall.
他们设法将那幅著名画家的真迹从墙上弄了下来。

The two famous authors were contemporaries who spent a lot of time together.
那两位著名作家是同时代人,他们在一起度过了一段漫长的岁月。

This period in history is not famous for its religious tolerance.
历史上的这个时期并不是以宗教上的宽容为特征的。

After he returned from exile, he began to write his most famous book.
他结束流亡生活后,就开始写他那本最著名的书。

We are very sorry to hear that the famous poet has fallen on dark days.
听说那位著名诗人处境困难,我们很难过。

On the other side of the street is a famous Gothic church.
街的另一边是一座著名的哥特式教堂。

Audrey was famous for her accuracy in accountancy.
奥德丽在会计工作中因精确而著名。

That nation is famous for its tourism.
那个国家以旅游业闻名。

This country is famous for its beautiful lakes.
这个国家以其美丽的湖泊而闻名于世。

He is a manager of a famous corporation.
他是一家著名公司的经理。

He is famous for his fine acting.
他以演技精湛著称。

He has become famous in his own field.
他在自己的领域里已经出名了。

The parks of this city are famous for their ornate fountains.
这个城市的公园以其华丽的喷泉而著名。

That famous politician was murdered last year.
那位著名的政治家去年被谋杀了。

He wants to be famous---he is tired of being nobody.
他想出名,无名小卒他当腻了。

This tailor is famous for making good suit.
这位裁缝以做高级西装而出名。

He was a famous artist in the twenties.
他在二十年代是一个著名的艺术家。

I hope I'll go down in history as a famous English professor.
我希望成为未来历史上有名的英文教授。

What's Hong Kong famous for?
香港以什么闻名?

A I really would like to visit London.
A 我的确非常想去伦敦。
B Yes, I think you'd love it. What would you like to see?
B 是的,我想你会爱上它的。你想看什么?
A Well, one thing especially. The theatre. I'd like to see some shows.
A 哦,特别想看一样东西,剧院。我想看一些演出。
B Yes, London is very good for cinemas and theatres.
B 是的,伦敦以电影院和剧院而著名。
A And I'd like to go to some art galleries and museums. They are very famous.
A 我还想看一些艺术展览馆和博物馆。它们都非常有名。
B That's true. London is excellent for museums and galleries, too.
B 对。伦敦也以博物馆和展览馆而闻名。


Would you like to come to dinner tonight?
你愿意和我共进晚餐吗?
That would be very nice. Thank you.
那太好了。谢谢你。
Good. We can try Peking Duck. It’s the most famous dish in Beijing.
好。我们可以尝尝北京烤鸭。这是北京最著名的菜肴。
Great. I’d love to taste it.
好极了,我愿意品尝。
We’ll go to Quan Jude. It’s one of the oldest and best Peking Duck restaurants in Beijing.
我们将去全聚德。这是北京最好、最古老的烤鸭店之一。

A The food looks very good here! What do you recommend?
A 这里的菜肴看起来很可口!你可以推荐点什么呢?
B You should try the roast duck. It’s delicious.
B 你应该试试烤鸭。这道菜非常好吃。
A That sounds good to me. Let’s try it.
A 听起来不错。我们来试试吧。
B It’s the most famous dish in Beijing. You’ll like it.
B 它是北京城里最好吃的一道菜。你一定会喜欢的。

Fame is very much like an animal chasing his own tail who, when he captures is , does not know what else to do but to continue chasing it, Fame and the exhilarating celebrity that accompanies it, force the famous person to anticipate in his own destruction.
Howards Melvin, Ameican essayist
声誉极像一只追逐自己尾巴的动物,抓住后除了继续追逐不舍之外,再也没有其它方法了。声誉和随之而来的令人兴奋的赞扬迫使出了名的人担心自己的毁灭。美国散文家麦尔文.H.

@@@ 因...而...
arise from 由...而引起, 由...而产生
be known for 因...而众所周知
come down with 因患...而病倒; 染上...
distinguished for 因...而著称
famous for 以...著称, 因为...而出名
hold against 因某事对某人抱有意见
on business 因公, 出公差
proud of 以...而自豪
rain out 因下雨阻碍
result from 因...而产生; 是...的结果
stem from 起源于; 由...造成
thrive on 靠...健壮成长; 因...蓬勃发展

"Life is funny. When the famous dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh was alive, nobody wanted to buy his pictures. But now rich people will pay through the nose for one, sometimes more than five million dollars."
“人生实在是很有趣的。当那位有名的荷兰画家凡高还活着的时候,没有人要买他的画。可是,现在那些有钱人却愿意出高价买他的画,有时候一张画就要五百多万美元。”

be famous for 以…著名

- Leave a bad taste in someone's mouth 给人留下坏印象
Once I went to a famous university. But the untidy campus left a bad taste in my mouth.

- Meet one's Waterloo 惨败
The famous lawyer met his Waterloo at the hands of a fledgling lawyer.

A: Hello, Neil. How are you?
A: 你好,尼尔?你好吗?
B: Fine thanks, Lin. And you?
B: 我很好,谢谢, 林。你呢?
A: I’m fine. Would you like to come to dinner tonight?
A: 我很好。今晚你愿意和我共进晚餐吗?
B: That would be very nice. Thank you.
B: 那太好了。谢谢你。
A: Good. We can try Beijing Roast Duck. It’s the most famous dish in Beijing.
A: 好。我们可以尝尝北京烤鸭。这是北京最著名的菜肴。
B: Great. I’d love to taste it.
B:好极了,我愿意品尝。
A: We’ll go to Quan Ju De. It’s one of the oldest and best Beijing Roast Duck restaurants in Beijing.
A: 我们将去全聚德。它是北京最好、最古老的烤鸭店之一。

大明鼎鼎 [dà míng dǐng dǐng] /a grand reputation/renowned/famous/

歌星 [gē xīng] /(n) singing star; famous singer/

桂花 [guì huā] /(n) famous fragrant tiny white flowers produced on a osmanthus bush/

华佗 [huà tuó] /name of a famous doctor in old times, Hua Tuo/

举世闻名 [jǔ shì wén míng] /(saying) world famous/

李白 [lǐ bái] /Li Bai - a famous Tang Dynasty poet/

李时珍 [lǐ shí zhēn] /Li Shi Zhen (1518-1593), famous doctor, author of běn cǎo gāng mù/

鲁汶 [lǔ wèn] /Leuven, a town in Belgium famous for its university/

梅兰芳 [méi lán fāng] /name of a very famous Beijing Opera artist/

美誉 [měi yù] /fame/good reputation/famous (for something)/

名牌 [míng pái] /(n) famous brand/

名胜 [míng shèng] /a place famous for its scenery or historical relics/scenic spot/

齐白石 [qí bái shí] /name of a famous Chinese artist, Qi Bai Shi/

三岔口 [sān chà kǒu] /At The Crossroads, the name of a famous opera, story from Shui Hu Zhuan/

少林寺 [shào lín sì] /Buddhist monastery famous for it's kungfu monks/

盛名 [shèng míng] /famous reputation/

世界知名 [shì jiè zhī míng] /world famous/

王羲之 [wáng xī zhī] /name of a person, a famous calligrapher/

闻名 [wén míng] /well-known/famous/renowned/eminent/

闻人 [wén rén] /famous person/

徐悲鸿 [xú bēi hóng] /name of a famous painter, Xu Beihong/

颜真卿 [yán zhēn qīng] /name of a person, Yan Zhenqing, a famous calligrapher/

羿 [yì] /name of a famous archer/

有名 [yǒu míng] /famous/well-known/

知名 [zhī míng] /well known/famous/

着名 [zhù míng] /famous/celebrated/well-known/

着名 [zhù míng] /famous/noted/well-known/

{adj: bound, destined} (usually followed by `to') governed by fate
"bound to happen"
"an old house destined to be demolished"
"he is destined to be famous"

{adj: celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned} widely known and esteemed
"a famous actor"
"a celebrated musician"
"a famed scientist"
"an illustrious judge"
"a notable historian"
"a renowned painter"

{adj: hardly a} very few
"hardly a man is now alive who remembers that famous date and year"

{adj: historic, historical} belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
"historic victories"
"historical (or historic) times"
"a historical character"

{adj: mean} excellent
"famous for a mean backhand"

{adj: obscure, unknown, unsung} not famous or acclaimed
"an obscure family"
"unsung heroes of the war"

{adv: illustriously} in an illustrious manner
"Einstein, the illustriously famous physicist of the 20th century"

{n: Ahuehuete, Tule tree} Mexico's most famous tree; a giant specimen of Montezuma cypress more than 2,000 years old with a girth of 165 feet at Santa Maria del Tule
"some say the Tule tree is the world's largest single biomass"

{n: Alsace, Alsatia, Elsass} a region of northeastern France famous for its wines

{n: Arianrhod, Arianrod} Celtic goddess famous for her beauty; mother of Dylan

{n: Barbary Coast} the Mediterranean coast of northern Africa that was famous for its Moorish pirates

{n: Bath} a town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains

{n: Bavaria} a state in southern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory

{n: Blackpool} a resort town in Lancashire in northwestern England on the Irish Sea; famous for its tower

{n: Bourgogne, Burgundy} a former province of eastern France that is famous for its wines

{n: Brady, Mathew B. Brady} United States pioneer photographer famous for his portraits; was the official Union photographer for the American Civil War (1823-1896)

{n: Broadway, Great White Way} a street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters

{n: Burke, Edmund Burke} English statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)

{n: Cagliostro, Count Alessandro di Cagliostro, Giuseppe Balsamo} Italian who was famous as a magician and alchemist (1743-1795)

{n: Carnegie, Dale Carnegie} United States educator famous for writing a book about how to win friends and influence people (1888-1955)

{n: Champs Elysees} a major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes

{n: Cody, William F. Cody, William Frederick Cody, Buffalo Bill, Buffalo Bill Cody} United States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917)

{n: Cohan, George M. Cohan, George Michael Cohan} United States songwriter and playwright famous for his patriotic songs (1878-1942)

{n: Constitution, Old Ironsides} United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston

{n: Coulomb, Charles Augustin de Coulomb} French physicist famous for his discoveries in the field of electricity and magnetism; formulated Coulomb's Law (1736-1806)

{n: Cuquenan, Cuquenan Falls, Kukenaam, Kukenaam Falls} a famous waterfall in Venezuela

{n: Dante, Dante Alighieri} an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)

{n: Darrow, Clarence Darrow, Clarence Seward Darrow} United States lawyer famous for his defense of lost causes (1857-1938)

{n: Dolomite Alps} an eastern range of the Alps in northeastern Italy famous for their dolomitic limestone

{n: Donatello, Donato di Betto Bardi} Florentine sculptor famous for his lifelike sculptures (1386-1466)

{n: Doppler, Christian Johann Doppler} Austrian physicist famous for his discovery of the Doppler effect (1803-1853)

{n: Douglas, Stephen A. Douglas, Stephen Arnold Douglas, Little Giant} United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)

{n: Dutch, Dutch people} the people of the Netherlands
"the Dutch are famous for their tulips"

{n: Edward, Edward VII, Albert Edward} King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)

{n: Fleming, Ian Fleming, Ian Lancaster Fleming} British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964)

{n: Frost, Robert Frost, Robert Lee Frost} United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)

{n: Fuji, Mount Fuji, Fujiyama, Fujinoyama, Fuji-san} an extinct volcano in south central Honshu that is the highest peak in Japan; last erupted in 1707; famous for its symmetrical snow-capped peak; a sacred mountain and site for pilgrimages

{n: Gent, Gand, Ghent} port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry

{n: Gilbert, William Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert, Sir William Gilbert} a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)

{n: Graham, Billy Graham, William Franklin Graham} United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918)

{n: Hall of Fame} a building containing trophies honoring famous people

{n: Hameln, Hamelin} a town in northern Germany (near Hanover) that is famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper

{n: Hays, Arthur Garfield Hays} United States lawyer involved in several famous court trials (1881-1954)

{n: Henry, Patrick Henry} a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)

{n: Highlands, Highlands of Scotland} a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty; known for the style of dress (the kilt and tartan) and the clan system (now in disuse)

{n: Houdini, Harry Houdini, Erik Weisz} United States magician (born in Hungary) famous for his ability to escape from chains or handcuffs or straitjackets or padlocked containers (1874-1926)

{n: Jerez, Jerez de la Frontera} a city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry

{n: Jones, Casey Jones, John Luther Jones} United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)

{n: Kentucky, Bluegrass State, KY} a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses

{n: Kyoto} a city in central Japan on southern Honshu; a famous cultural center that was once the capital of Japan

{n: Las Vegas} largest city in Nevada; located in southeastern Nevada; originally settled by Mormons but is now famous for entertainment and gambling and general excess

{n: Lee, Gypsy Rose Lee, Rose Louise Hovick} United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970)

{n: Leipzig} a city in southeastern Germany famous for fairs; formerly a music and publishing center

{n: Lemnos, Limnos} a Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea; famous for a reddish-brown clay that has medicinal properties

{n: Lesbos, Lesvos, Mytilene} an island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea; in antiquity it was famous for lyric poetry

{n: Louvre, Louvre Museum} an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris

{n: Lucullus, Licinius Lucullus, Lucius Licinius Lucullus} Roman general famous for self-indulgence and giving lavish banquets (circa 110-57 BC)

{n: Luculus, Lucius Licinius Luculus} Roman general famous for giving lavish banquets (110-57 BC)

{n: Mantinea, Mantineia} the site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 BC

{n: Marceau, Marcel Marceau} French mime famous for his sad-faced clown (born in 1923)

{n: Menninger, Charles Menninger, Charles Frederick Menninger} United States psychiatrist who with his sons founded a famous psychiatric clinic in Topeka (1862-1953)

{n: Monte Carlo} a town and popular resort in the principality of Monaco; famous for its gambling casino

{n: Montmartre} the highest point in Paris; famous for its associations with many artists

{n: Nimrod} (Old Testament) a famous hunter

{n: Odysseus} (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey

{n: Parallel Lives} a collection of biographies of famous pairs of Greeks and Romans written by Plutarch; used by Shakespeare in writing some of his plays

{n: Petrarch, Petrarca, Francesco Petrarca} an Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374)

{n: Pisa} a city in Tuscany; site of the famous Leaning Tower

{n: Pollock, Jackson Pollock} United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)

{n: Pontiac} famous chief of the Ottawa who led an unsuccessful rebellion against the British (1715-1769)

{n: Rhone, Rhone River} a major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles
"the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards"

{n: Rio de Janeiro, Rio} the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction

{n: Ruth, Babe Ruth, George Herman Ruth, Sultan of Swat} United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)

{n: Scotland} one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts

{n: Sheffield} a steel manufacturing city in northern England famous for its cutlery industry

{n: Sherpa} a member of the Himalayan people living in Nepal and Tibet who are famous for their skill as mountaineers

{n: Siberia} a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters

{n: Sparta} an ancient Greek city famous for military prowess; the dominant city of the Peloponnesus prior to the 4th century BC

{n: Spode, Josiah Spode} English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827)

{n: Steinberg, Saul Steinberg} United States cartoonist (born in Romania) noted for his caricatures of famous people (1914-1999)

{n: Steinway, Henry Steinway, Henry Engelhard Steinway, Heinrich Engelhard Steinway} United States piano maker (born in Germany) who founded a famous piano manufacturing firm in New York (1797-1871)

{n: Strand} a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels

{n: Strauss, Johann Strauss, Strauss the Younger} Austrian composer and son of Strauss the Elder; composed many famous waltzes and became known as the `waltz king' (1825-1899)

{n: Stuttgart} a city in southwestern Germany famous for innovative architecture

{n: Sur, Tyre} a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks

{n: Tahiti} an island in the south Pacific; the most important island in French Polynesia; made famous by Robert Louis Stevenson and Paul Gauguin

{n: Tecumseh, Tecumtha} a famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813)

{n: Thermopylae, battle of Thermopylae} a famous battle in 480 BC; a Greek army under Leonidas was annihilated by the Persians who were trying to conquer Greece

{n: Timbuktu} a city in central Mali near the Niger river; formerly famous for its gold trade

{n: Toledo} a city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century

{n: Tubman, Harriet Tubman} United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)

{n: Valmy, battle of Valmy} the French defeated the Austrian and Prussian troops in 1792 (with a famous cannonade from the French artillery)

{n: Venice, Venezia} the provincial capital of Veneto; built on 118 islands within a lagoon in the Gulf of Venice; has canals instead of streets; one of Italy's major ports and a famous tourist attraction

{n: Waterford} a port city in southern Ireland; famous for glass industry

{n: Westminster Abbey} a famous Gothic church of St. Peter in Westminster, London on the site of a former Benedictine monastery
"Westminster Abbey is the scene of the coronations of almost all English monarchs"
"Distinguished English subjects are buried in Westminster Abbey"

{n: Yellowstone National Park} the first national park in the United States; located in the border area between Wyoming and Montana and Idaho; spectacular wilderness; famous for Old Faithful geyser and for buffalo and bears

{n: Yosemite National Park} a national park in California famous for its waterfalls and rock formations

{n: Young, Cy Young, Danton True Young} United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)

{n: adeptness, adroitness, deftness, facility, quickness} skillful performance or ability without difficulty
"his quick adeptness was a product of good design"
"he was famous for his facility as an archer"

{n: anatotitan} one of the largest and most famous duck-billed dinosaurs

{n: armorer, armourer} a worker skilled in making armor or arms
"a sword made by a famous English armorer"

{n: barn spider, Araneus cavaticus} an orange and tan spider with darkly banded legs that spins an orb web daily
"the barn spider was made famous in E. B. White's book `Charlotte's Web'"

{n: blue orchid, Vanda coerulea} famous orchid of northern India having large pale to deep lilac-blue flowers

{n: case, instance, example} an occurrence of something
"it was a case of bad judgment"
"another instance occurred yesterday"
"but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"

{n: celebrity, famous person} a widely known person
"he was a baseball celebrity"

{n: civil disobedience} a group's refusal to obey a law because they believe the law is immoral (as in protest against discrimination)
"Thoreau wrote a famous essay justifying civil disobedience"

{n: clerihew} a witty satiric verse containing two rhymed couplets and mentioning a famous person
"`The president is George W. Bush, Who is happy to sit on his tush, While sending his armies to fight, For anything he thinks is right' is a clerihew"

{n: comprehension} an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
"how you can do that is beyond my comprehension"
"he was famous for his comprehension of American literature"
<-> incomprehension

{n: cordon bleu} a chef famous for his great skill

{n: craftsman, crafter} a creator of great skill in the manual arts
"the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen"

{n: crudeness, crudity, gaucheness} an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement
"the whole town was famous for its crudeness"

{n: double, image, look-alike} someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
"he could be Gingrich's double"
"she's the very image of her mother"

{n: economy, thriftiness} frugality in the expenditure of money or resources
"the Scots are famous for their economy"

{n: epideictic oratory} a type of oratory used to eulogize or condemn a person or group of people
"Pericles' funeral oration for Athenians killed in the Peloponnesian War is a famous example of epideictic oratory"

{n: eponymy} the derivation of a general name from that of a famous person

{n: expurgator, bowdlerizer, bowdleriser} a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages
"Thomas Bowdler was a famous expurgator"

{n: fandom} the fans of a sport or famous person

{n: galaxy} a splendid assemblage (especially of famous people)

{n: interpreter} someone who uses art to represent something
"his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature"
"she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles"

{n: name dropper} someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends

{n: pretension} the advancing of a claim
"his pretension to the crown"
"the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort"

{n: reading} a particular interpretation or performance
"on that reading it was an insult"
"he was famous for his reading of Mozart"

{n: reasonableness, moderateness, modestness} the property of being moderate in price or expenditures
"the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices"
"the modestness of the living standards here becomes obvious immediately"

{n: regularity} the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
"he was famous for the regularity of his habits"
<-> irregularity

{n: repository, monument} a burial vault (usually for some famous person)

{n: rock star} a famous singer of rock music

{n: series} a group of postage stamps having a common theme or a group of coins or currency selected as a group for study or collection
"the Post Office issued a series commemorating famous American entertainers"
"his coin collection included the complete series of Indian-head pennies"

{n: son, boy} a male human offspring
"their son became a famous judge"
"his boy is taller than he is"

{n: spin doctor, spinmeister} a public relations person who tries to forestall negative publicity by publicizing a favorable interpretation of the words or actions of a company or political party or famous person
"his title is Director of Communications but he is just a spin doctor"

{n: trickiness} the quality of requiring skill or caution
"these puzzles are famous for their trickiness"

{n: truth, the true, verity, trueness} conformity to reality or actuality
"they debated the truth of the proposition"
"the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat"
"he was famous for the truth of his portraits"
"he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities"
<-> falsity

{n: waxwork, wax figure} an effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax

{n: word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation} a graphic or vivid verbal description
"too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"
"the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"
"the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"

{v: analyze, analyse, psychoanalyze, psychoanalyse} subject to psychoanalytic treatment
"I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist"

{v: annotate, footnote} add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments
"The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel"

{v: awe} inspire awe in
"The famous professor awed the undergraduates"

{v: confer, bestow} present
"The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"
"bestow an honor on someone"

{v: design} create the design for ; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner
"Chanel designed the famous suit"

{v: handbuild, hand-build, coil} make without a potter's wheel
"This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels"

{v: have, feature} have as a feature
"This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
<-> lack

{v: immortalize, immortalise, eternize, eternise, eternalize, eternalise} make famous for ever

{v: include} have as a part, be made up out of
"The list includes the names of many famous writers"
<-> exclude

{v: loot, plunder} take illegally ; of intellectual property
"This writer plundered from famous authors"

{v: mentor} serve as a teacher or trusted counselor
"The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school"
"She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring"

{v: name, call} assign a specified, proper name to
"They named their son David"
"The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

{v: profile} write about
"The author of this article profiles a famous painter"

{v: reprint, reissue} print anew
"They never reprinted the famous treatise"

{v: savage, pillory, crucify} criticize harshly or violently
"The press savaged the new President"
"The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"

{v: sightsee} visit famous or interesting sights

{v: take off} mimic or imitate, especially in an amusing or satirical manner
"This song takes off from a famous aria"

As she prepares supper in the cave that night Pilar talks of her life as mistress to a famous bullfighter.
那天晚上,皮拉尔在洞中一边准备晚餐,一边讲述她给一位著名的斗牛士当情妇的生活。

In the opening scene of The Graduate, Benjamin Braddock( played by a young Dustin Hoffman) is awkwardly working an affluent Southern California crowd at a graduation party arranged for him by his parents when a family friend offers one of the century's most famous pieces of cinematic advice: " I just want to say one word to you. Just one word: plastics. "
在电影《毕业生》的片头场景中,本杰明·布拉多克(由年轻的达斯廷·霍夫曼扮演)在父母为他安排的毕业晚会上,很不习惯地周旋在一群富裕的南加州人中,此时,一位友人说出了本世纪最著名的一条电影对白: "我只想跟你们说一个词,就一个词:塑料。 "

It's here-the new Beetle, as Germany's famous Volkswagen car is known.
它就在这里-新款甲虫车,作为德国著名的 "大众 "车而闻名于世。

But now the serviceable " people's can " comes with the fanfare of glossy pictures, news of how it drives around corners, a change of engine position from the famous rear mounting to a more conventional front mounting, and even the castor angles of the front wheels and suspension settings are different( generations of old Volkswagen Beetle drivers remember the wheels titled in at an alarming angle).
但现在,伴随这种耐用的 "大众的汽车 "而来的是:精美的广告画册闪亮登场;关于这种车如何转弯的新闻;发动机从尽人皆知的后置改成更为传统的前置;甚至前定位轮的角度和减震装置都作了变动(历代老式 "大众甲虫车 "的驾车人记得车轮内倾角度之大简直令人耸然而危)。

Eighteenth-century Venice was the international meeting place of the rich and famous from all over Europe, and nobody could beat the Venetians when it came to putting on colourful and exuberant diversions. 18世纪的威尼斯是来自欧洲各国的有钱人和著名人士的国际集会地,而且说到提供丰富多彩和充满活力的娱乐时,没有人能胜过威尼斯人。

His famous book Self Help; With Illustrations of Conduct and Perseverance was published in England in 1859.
他的名着《自助;附有关于品德和坚持不懈的图例》于 1859年在英国出版。

Henry Fielding, the famous novelist who was also a London magistrate, once made a night raid on two known hideouts in this city-within-a-city; he found seventy men, women, and children packed away in a few tiny, stinking rooms.
著名小说家亨利·菲尔丁-也是伦敦的一位地方治安法官-一次夜间突检这城中之城的两处贼窝时,发现在几间狭孝散发着臭气的屋子里挤着 70个人,有男有女,还有小孩子。

This is based on the famous jazz-age novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald about power and passion among the rich during the 1920s.
这是根据爵士时代一部著名的小说创作的,小说的作者 F. 司各特·费茨杰拉德描写了 20世纪 20年代有钱人中的力量和情感。

Rodin is the most famous sculptor since Michelangelo:
罗丹是自米开朗琪罗之后最著名的雕刻家:
people love Rodin, while Michelangelo is merely respected.
人们热爱罗丹,对米开朗琪罗则只是尊敬。

And though he may not be as famous as Sigmund Freud or even B. F. Skinner, his contribution to psychology may be longer lasting.
皮雅杰可能没有西蒙·弗洛伊德甚或是 B.F.斯金纳那样声名卓着,但他对心理学的贡献可能会更久远。

In one of his most famous experiments, Piaget asked children, " What makes the wind? "
在他最有名的一次实验中,皮雅杰问孩子们: "风是怎么来的? "

A famous cartoon had the cigar-smoking father looking through the nursery window where newborn babies were displayed to fathers through a glass window.
曾有一幅著名的漫画,画的是一位叼着雪茄烟的父亲,通过育婴室的窗口望着新生儿,他们是隔着玻璃窗给父亲们看的。

The 70-year-old Frenchman has helped revolutionise child birth, and is famous for introducing the birthing pool to maternity hospitals in the 1960s.
这位 70岁的法国人曾帮助过婴儿分娩的革命化,并且在 1960年代因将分娩池(指水下分娩法)引入产院而闻名。

The famous Italian actress Sophia Loren, an old Benigni friend, gave him his award for Best Foreign Language Film, calling out " Roberto " across the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
贝尼尼的老朋友、意大利著名的女演员索菲亚·罗兰把最佳外语片奖授予了他,向多萝西·钱德勒馆内全场观众大声叫喊 "罗伯托 "的名字。

After the success of the great Star Wars trilogy--Star Wars( 1977), The Empire Strikes Back( 1980) and Return of the Jedi( 1983) --producer George Lucas has come up with the movie which preceded the famous story of good and evil forces battling it out across the galaxy.
在了不起的《星球大战》三部曲-《星球大战》( 1977),《帝国反击战》( 1980)和《杰迪的归来》(又译:《武士的归来》( 1983)-成功之后,制作人乔治·卢卡斯又推出了一部新片,讲述的是银河系善恶力量决一胜负的这个著名故事之前的故事。

Of course its location is an enormous help, sitting as it does on a promontory with water on three sides and the famous Sydney Harbor Bridge as a picture-postcard backdrop.
当然,这座建筑有着得天独厚的地理位置:它高踞一个岬角,三面环水,美术明信片般的背景是著名的悉尼港大桥。 ( PERIODCATEGORY

More to the point, says Vitiello,
维蒂耶洛更尖锐地指出:
" promoters still see women as a sideshow.
"赞助商仍把女子拳击看成是穿插表演。
There is talent out there.
其实女选手中确实有一些出色人才。
But to get air time, you have to be a Playboy bunny or have a famous name. "
但要获得播出时间,就必须是《花花公子》上的性感女郎或者名声很大。 "

You could strap one on to help you navigate a mountain trail or the paintings in a famous art museum.
你可以穿上这种个人电脑,让它帮助你找到上山的小径,或是在一家有名气的艺术博物馆中浏览油画。

He then adapted this famous Hawaiian style to almost every form of popular music of the period-ranging from the music of vaudeville, to speakeasies and even to rural barn dances.
此后,他把这种夏威夷的弹奏方式应用于当时几乎所有的通俗音乐形式上──杂耍、地下酒吧音乐、甚至乡村的谷仓舞。

VIRTUAL GORGING This site helps you make the most of Singapore's famous hawker food.
虚拟大餐这一网站能帮助了解新加坡的大多数著名小吃。

Without drawing attention to himself, he helped scores of Jewish refugees get into an unwelcoming U.S., including a young photographer named Philippe Halsman, who would take the most famous picture of him.
此外,他还暗地里帮助几十位犹太难民来到了并不欢迎他们的美国,其中包括一位名叫菲利普·哈尔斯曼的青年摄影师。正是他用相机拍摄了那张最著名的爱因斯坦照片。

It was he, nonetheless, who gave Albert the famous toy compass that inspired his first thought experiment what, the five-year-old wondered, made the needle always point north?
不过,是他送给了小爱因斯坦那个著名的玩具指南针,促发了他的第一次思想试验:这个五岁的小男孩想,玩具中的针为什么总是指指北?

Wolfgang Puck runs a branch of his famous Spago eatery in the mall at Caesar's Palace: check it out for fabulous French fare.
沃夫冈·帕克在凯撒皇宫饭店购物商城开了一家著名的 Spago 餐馆。你不妨到那里品尝一下令人心驰神往的法国菜。

And for the famous all-you-can-eats, an informal poll of cabbies says the Rio's buffet is the best in town.
至于自助餐,大多数出租车司会向你推荐里奥斯自助餐馆。

After Vladimir Horowitz, he was the 20th century's most famous classical pianist as well as a world-renown bon vivant.
他是 20世纪继弗拉基米尔·霍罗威茨之后的最著名的古典钢琴家,也是一位世界闻名的享乐主义者。

Sotheby's and Christie's have recently conducted two of the largest wine auctions in history, each boasting impressive lots of the famous Penfolds Grange, a peppery, $200-plus-per-bottle wine that's almost impossible to obtain.
苏富比拍卖行和佳士得拍卖行最近举行了两场历史上最大的葡萄酒拍卖会,两家拍卖行都得意地宣布拍卖品中有著名的彭福尔兹格兰奇葡萄酒,而且数量惊人,这是一种售价 200多美元一瓶、带辣味的葡萄酒,几乎没有别的办法可以买到。

Sotheby's and Christie's, famous London auction houses, auctioned more than $10 million worth of wine, all from the cellar of a single European collector.
伦敦著名的苏富比拍卖行和佳士得拍卖行已经卖出价值超过一千万美元的葡萄酒。这些酒全都来自同一位欧洲收藏家的私人酒窖。

With an international TV audience, Auckland's little-known port is poised to become world-famous.
此外,由于比赛期间世界各地的电视观众要把目光投向奥克兰,这个鲜为人知的港口城市定会扬名全球。

Chiang Mai remains famous for its woodcraft, but demand for tourist souvenirs means that mass production techniques have supplanted centuries-old carving traditions.
清迈木雕自古有名,但是,因为旅游纪念品需求的增长非常迅速,大批量生产的技术已经替代了几百年的木刻传统。

South Africa is the source of some of the world's most famous jewels.
南非是一些世界上最著名宝石的原产国。

Mohamed Al Fayed, owner of Harrods, London's famous department store, wants to emulate the success of the branded American goods sold in his stores.
哈罗德是伦敦一家着名的百货商店,它的老板穆罕默德·埃尔·法耶兹想仿效在其商店里的特许品牌美国产品的成功做法。

The famous George's Bank fishery off New England and Canada was once choked with cod.
新英格兰和加拿大海域着名的乔治亚海滩渔场曾经满布鳕鱼。

One famous and influential critic, Hilton Kramer, said of her work, "For myself, I think Ms. Nevelson succeeds where the painters often fail."
一位著名而有影响的评论家希尔登·克莱默(Hilton Kramer)对她的作品评述道:“对我来说,我认为奈维尔森女士在画家常常失败的地方却获得了成功。”

A: I think we should begin our tour with the Great Bell Temple.We can save a lot of time.
我认为我们应该先参观大钟寺。这样可以节省不少时间。
B: And the temple is very famous in China. I'll take you up on that.
而且这个寺庙在中国非常有名。我接受你的建议。
A: Well, I think we'll gather at 8 right there.
那么我们八点在那里集合吧。

Tens of thousands of tourists from around the world visit Thailand's famous dive sites each year. But marine experts say the killer tsunami two weeks ago has temporarily damaged some of the area's picture perfect coral reefs.
每年都有好几万名来自世界各地的游客到泰国的那些潜水景点下海畅游。但是海洋生物学家说,两个星期前的残暴海啸已经使泰国一些美丽的珊瑚礁暂时受损。

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