01. He has a [reputation] as an excellent doctor; that is why we chose him.
02. Liz Smith once said that you can't build a [reputation] on what you're going to do.
03. She has a [reputation] for being a very shrewd businesswoman.
04. This school has an excellent [reputation] in the community.
05. His [reputation] as a stockbroker was ruined by allegations of insider trading.
06. The university has managed to attract a lot of students because of its excellent [reputation] abroad.
07. No one in the office really wants to work with Oscar because he has such a [reputation] for laziness.
08. Henry Kissinger once remarked that ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad [reputation].
09. There is a Chinese proverb that states that of a dead leopard we keep the skin, of man his [reputation].
10. Germany has a [reputation] for producing high-quality goods.
11. Jamaican politics has acquired a bad [reputation] for bringing violence to the streets of this island nation.
12. Fiji Islanders were once feared for their fierce [reputation] as cannibals.
13. As a developing nation, Lesotho is struggling, but it has built for itself a [reputation] for dependable tourism.
14. Trinidad and Tobago has developed a [reputation] as an excellent investment site for international businesses.
15. In addition to its [reputation] as one of the most prestigious universities in the world, Harvard is also the oldest higher-education institute in the United States.
16. The Greek sculptor Daedalos was [reputed] to have made statues that were so lifelike that they could actually walk and talk.
17. Pearson College has earned a [reputation] for excellence and innovation in international education.
18. Venice in the 1600s, with its [reputation] for freedom from social and religious constraints, was the ideal place for opera to flourish.
19. Greek music theory was [reputedly] founded by Pythagoras around 500 B.C.

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