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99 Prozent der Anwälte geben dem Rest einen schlechten Namen.
99 percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name.

Edit: Shouldn't it be "einen schlechten Name", if this is accusative. Why is -n added?

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Because that’s the accusative of Name ? Please give details of what you do not understand. –  Wrzlprmft Nov 2 '13 at 9:27

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Name belongs to an inflection class that has n in almost every ending.

Note, however, that one would rather say Ruf in your example.

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