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Origin of name-dropping
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Example sentences from the Web for name-dropping
The CDA was passed not in the name of censorship but in the name of protecting children from stumbling across sexual material.
“Gronkowski” itself never manages to sound more erotic than the name of a hearty Polish stew or a D-list WWE performer.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Aviation experts across the world experienced severe jaw dropping at this news.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yet, for god knows what reason, his name is never brought up in the “Great American Filmmaker” conversation.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A sad-faced orange Star of David flashed across the iPhone screen as we swiped left on “James” (not his real name).
In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Elyon is the name of an ancient Phœnician god, slain by his son El, no doubt the “first-born of death” in Job xviii.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
"It is ill-fated;" and Alessandro blamed himself for having forgotten her only association with the name.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
"Garnache," came the other's crisp, metallic voice, and the name had a sound as of an oath on his lips.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini