become (a) legend


become (a) legend
be/​become (a) legend phrase
used for talking about something that has become well known to a lot of people

His laziness is legend among his fellow politicians.

Thesaurus: to be, or to become famous or well-knownsynonym
Main entry: legend

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  • legend — n. inscription wording 1) to bear a legend myth, story 2) a legend arises 3) a living; local; popular legend 4) a legend to (her exploits were a legend to millions) notable person 5) to become a legend (in one s own time) * * * [ ledʒ(ə)nd] local …   Combinatory dictionary

  • legend */*/ — UK [ˈledʒ(ə)nd] / US [ˈledʒənd] noun Word forms legend : singular legend plural legends 1) a) [countable] an old story about famous people and events in the past. Legends are not usually true the legend of the Headless Horseman Greek myths and… …   English dictionary

  • legend — leg|end [ ledʒənd ] noun ** 1. ) count an old story about famous people and events in the past. Legends are not usually true: the legend of the Headless Horseman Greek myths and legends Here, according to legend, Robin Hood lies buried. a )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • legend — 01. In the Japanese [legend] Momo Taro, an old couple find a little boy inside a giant peach. 02. The native people of our state have many wonderful [legends] regarding the creation of our world. 03. According to [legend], Korea was founded in… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • legend — /ˈlɛdʒənd / (say lejuhnd) noun 1. a non historical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical. 2. matter of this kind. 3. an inscription, especially on a coin, a coat of arms, a monument …   Australian English dictionary

  • legend — leg•end [[t]ˈlɛdʒ ənd[/t]] n. 1) a nonhistorical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical 2) the body of stories of this kind, esp. as they relate to a particular people, group, or… …   From formal English to slang

  • Legend of the White Snake — (zh ts|t=白蛇傳|s=白蛇传) is a Chinese legend, which existed as oral traditions before any written compilation. It has since become a major subject of several Chinese opera, films and TV series.The earliest attempt to fictionalize the story appears to… …   Wikipedia

  • Legend of the Dragon (TV series) — Legend of the Dragon is an animated series consisting of 26 episodes followed by 13 additional episodes for a total of 39 episodes. It is produced by BKN and premiered in October 2006 as part of the Jetix block on Toon Disney. Subsequently, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Legend tripping — Legend tripping, also known as ostension, [Ellis, Bill. Legend Trips and Satanism: Adolescents Ostensive Traditions as Cult Activity. In The Satanism Scare , ed. James T. Richardson, Joel Best, and David G. Bromley, 279 95. NY: Aldme DeGreyter]… …   Wikipedia

  • Legend of the Five Rings — Where Honor is Stronger than Steel Designer(s) Bryan Reese (Lead Designer) Shawn Carman (Lead Writer) Nicolas Bongiu (Brand Management) Publisher(s) Alderac Entertainment Group Publication date 1995 pres …   Wikipedia


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