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  1. Matt1337
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    Famous of or famous for?

    Hello there!

    Well, I'd like to hear a proffesional opinion about the usage of the following so-called Phrasal Verbs:

    Famous of or famous for?
    Bored of or bored with?

    What I'd like to know is which of these are correct.

    Also, I'd appreciate if you guys could help me with the following sentence:
    She said that she's got heart problems and that she lost counsciousness right before I reached her.

    Is there anything wrong with it?

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    Re: Famous of or famous for?

    Quote Originally Posted by matt1337 View Post
    hello there!

    Well, i'd like to hear a professional opinion about the usage of the following so-called phrasal verbs:

    Famous of or famous for? famous for.
    bored of or bored with? bored with.

    what i'd like to know is which of these are correct.

    Also, i'd appreciate if you guys could help me with the following sentence:
    She said that she had heart problems and that she had lost consciousness just before I reached her.

    Is there anything wrong with it?
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    Re: Famous of or famous for?

    Famous of may also be used.

    eg. Celine Dion is the most famous of all her family.
    She is famous for her singing ability.

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    Re: Famous of or famous for?

    Celine Dion is the most famous of all her family.

    I find that a bit of a stretch frankly.

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    Re: Famous of or famous for?

    Who do you feel was the most famous of these singers, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin or Sammy Davis?

    Which is the most famous of all the restaurants in New York?

    Or were you implying that Celine isn't famous????

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    Re: Famous of or famous for?

    The questioner asked about phrasal verbs, 'famous for' falls into that category 'famous of'doesn't. For example 'look' takes many prepositions as a phrasal verb 'look if' isn't one of them but 'Please come and look if the water level has gone down' is correct.

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