Name After – English Phrasal Verb One Point Lesson

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Name after means to have a name from another person or thing. Children can be named after their relatives or ancestors, and places like buildings or bridges can be named after famous people.

  • I was named after my grandfather.
  • This highway was named after a famous baseball player.
  • Jack named his dog Jimi after Jimi Hendrix.

How about you? Were you named after anyone? Did you name your kids after anyone?

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