named after
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named after(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to receive a name)
a. lleva el nombre de (singular)
The library in my town was named after the first president of the United States.La biblioteca de mi ciudad lleva el nombre del primer presidente de los Estados Unidos.
b. poner el nombre de (singular)
I named my cat after Tweety, my favorite cartoon character.Le puse a mi gato el nombre de Piolín, mi personaje de dibujos animados favorito.
c. llamarse como (singular)
Constantine was named after his great-grandfather.Constantino se llama como su bisabuelo.
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