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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of immortalise.

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Examples

  • Tullis has won the competition of naming the anonymous authors in Cern Zoo (he had six correct) as therefore will have his name immortalised in the next (and final) Nemonymous 10 which will be called :

    Time to whip off the mask and admit that I was...

  • The best answer wins… the satisfaction of seeing their name immortalised here.

    2010 March « Chris Wraight

  • Want to know how to get your name immortalised on Google Maps?

    Friday Fun With Google Maps

  • Rejoiced in the fact the V&A off-shoot stands opposite wine merchants Balls Brothers, who had their name immortalised in a 2000 AD strip by John Wagner and Kevin Walker.

    Running to stand still

  • One mandarin has his name immortalised by his failure to appreciate the tea of this great master.

    The Book of Tea

  • Palmerston, who expressed himself as "extremely flattered and highly gratified" by the references to himself, did not in terms reprehend the language used of the two Sovereigns, and added, in a phrase immortalised by Leech's cartoon, that

    The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853 A Selection from her Majesty's correspondence between the years 1837 and 1861

  • "How the secretary will smile, when he sees his name immortalised upon my map, by a lake never to be dried up, and which hereafter is to be known by the elegant and appropriate appellation of ` Jones! '"

    The Wild Huntress Love in the Wilderness

  • III., vi., 1), -- a word immortalised by the judicious Hooker, and happily recovered recently to the English language.

    Moral Philosophy

  • And, that M'Dear Deeply Missed BITE Buddies constitutes, in that forever-living passive-aggressive cliff-hanging phrase immortalised by one your greatest radioticians, Paul Harvey (R.I.P.), is the rest of the story.

    Books, Inq. — The Epilogue

  • But what of those who offered themselves, like _ghawâzi_ in a Keneh bazaar, in return for the odious distinction of knowing their charms to be "immortalised" by the brush of Orlando

    The Orchard of Tears

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