Idiom:  in someone’s name

Meaning 

Idiom:  in someone’s name

  • representing someone (often in honor of someone)
  • on behalf of someone


Example sentences

  • After my mother and father died, I created a scholarship in their name at the university where they met.
  • I would like to open a bank account in my daughter’s name and have custody over the account. 
  • They created a 10k race in Aisha Fraser's name, a physical education teacher, to honor her memory and raise awareness about domestic violence.
  • Would you like to purchase a bench in your name to support our school's fundraiser to build a new stadium?
  • Is that Platinum American Express card really in your name or is it an additional card with your father's account?
  • Since the lease is only in my boyfriend's name I can't actually stay here if he's not around.

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