Translation of fama in English:
nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 1.1 (renombre, celebridad) fame alcanzar/conquistar la fama to achieve/win fame una marca de fama mundial a world-famous brand los vinos que han dado fama a la región the wines which have made the region famous 1.2 (reputación) reputation tener buena/mala fama to have a good/bad reputation es un barrio de mala fama it's a disreputable area su fama de don Juan his reputation as a womanizer tiene fama de ser muy severo he has a reputation for being very strict cría fama y échate a dormir (hablando de mala fama) once you have a bad reputation it is very difficult to get rid of it, give a dog a bad name (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] (hablando de buena fama) people think they can rest on their laurels unos cobran la fama y otros cardan la lana (refiriéndose a un logro) I/you do all the work and he gets/they get all the credit (refiriéndose a un error, una travesura) I always get the blame when you do/he does something wrong
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