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Name after - Meaning and Definition

 Phrasal Verb

name after


to give someone the same name as someone else


- "I am an old woman, named after my mother" John Prine, Angel from Montgomery

- We named him after my favourite singer.

 Verb and preposition
Must be separated (except in the passive form when it can't be separated)
 Normal or Slang
 American / British /
 Regular / Irregular
Name is a regular verb.

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English Grammar Exercises: John Prine, Angel from Montgomery