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English definition of “do sb proud”
do sb proud
›UKold-fashionedto treat someone who is visiting you very well, especially by giving them a lot of food: We had a lovelytea - Sheila did us proud.›informalto make someone proud of you by doing something very well: Once again, the armedforces have done us proud.
Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.
by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,