be named after

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be named after(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. llevar el nombre de
My daughter is named after my grandmother, Leona.Mi hija lleva el nombre de mi abuela, Leona.
b. llamarse como
My brother is named after my great-uncle.Mi hermano se llama como mi tío abuelo.
c. ser llamado así por
My dog is named after the actor Groucho Marx.Mi perro es llamado así por el actor Groucho Marx.
d. ser llamado así en honor de
The street was named after the activist Martin Luther King, Jr.La calle fue llamada así en honor del activista Martin Luther King, Jr.
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