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English definition of “cover yourself in/with glory”

cover yourself in/with glory

to be very successful and earn admiration: He didn't exactly cover himself with glory in his last job.Showing respect and admiration
(Definition of cover yourself in/with glory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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