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Claim to Fame


Claim to Fame

A claim to fame is a reason why someone or something has become famous or well-known. You can see how this English idiom is used in the following examples:

Ralf Möller’s
claim to fame was a role in the movie Gladiator.
Oxford’s
claim to fame is its renowned university.
The iPhone is, arguably, Apple’s greatest
claim to fame.

Let’s see what you know about famous people and their
claims to fame! What are the following individuals’ claims to fame?

a) Karl Benz
b) J.K. Rowling
c) Yoko Ono

Find their
claims to fame here.


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