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Allow oneself to be publicly associated with.‘he lent his name and prestige to the project’
- ‘So convinced is Sadie Frost of Joshi's philosophy that she has lent her name to his Feel Great range.’
- ‘The AC Milan footballer has lent his name to Riordan's apartment and villa complex, which will be known as Costa de Cabanas.’
- ‘He traveled often and far, lectured, taught, lent his name to social causes and to institutions.’
- ‘While I may not want a war in my name, there are quite a few other causes I don't want to lend my name to either.’
- ‘After filmmaker Gus Van Sant also lent his name to the project, it was selected for the 2004 Sundance Film Festival, where the word spread.’
- ‘Polgar, a Hungarian native who lent her name to the center, will evaluate Georgia's strategies and techniques, DeLeon said.’
- ‘His brother, James, accepted Clarks had bought the rights to the name but said he was ‘delighted’ to lend his name to the campaign.’
- ‘Footballer and style icon David Beckham was not only conveniently seen buying some for his wife Victoria last Christmas but also lent his name to its children's range of clothing.’
- ‘In the ensuing outcry, Chomsky lent his name to a letter praising Johnstone's ‘outstanding work’.’
- ‘I'm surprised you're lending your name to such a cruel suppression of dissent, Stephen.’
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