see (one's) name in lights(redirected from one's name in lights)
see (one's) name in lights
To be widely known for one's work or accomplishments; to be very famous and popular. I've always prioritized improving my performance in the game over seeing my name in lights. If you go into this profession with the sole aim of seeing your name in lights, then you're in for a rough ride of it.
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