be remembered for (something)

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be remembered for (something)

To be widely known for something, such as an accomplishment. That choreographer will be remembered for all of her innovations in the world of dance.
See also: remember

be reˈmembered as/for something

be famous or known for a particular thing that you have done in the past: He is best remembered as the man who brought jazz to Britain.A natural journalist, he will be remembered for his words rather than his actions.
See also: remember, something
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I wouldn't mind if professional generosity were one of the skills I am remembered for, but, like any skill, I'll need to practice it more.
When I retire, I hope I am remembered for being a decent guy.
But I will be happy if I am remembered for contributing to all sports rather than just for my cricket statistics," Tendulkar told media here after taking oath.
He said: "I hope it's not what I am remembered for, but if in a year's time or 10 years' time people are still talking about it then maybe it will be.
Bosvelt added: "That tackle was seven years ago, yet it is still the one thing I am remembered for in England.
I am remembered for scoring the late try against England at Wembley in 1999 which won us the game, but all I did was to bring us to within a point of the old enemy.
If all I am remembered for is Ricky then at least I'll be remembered.
I believe that is the biggest win that I am remembered for, not so much the PGA Championship or the US Open.
If that is what I am remembered for, then I'm proud.
He said: "I am remembered for man marking Baggio but it's a team game and you can only do your job if the other 10 players are helping you.
But you know, if I am remembered for anything, I hope it's the contribution I leave in my children - their energy, their example.