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English definition of “stand on your dignity”

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stand on your dignity

usually disapproving
to demand to be shown the respect that you think you deserve: The Director didn't stand on her dignity; she helped clear up after the party.
Translations of “stand on your dignity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 要求受到自認應有的禮遇,擺架子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 要求受到自认应有的礼遇,摆架子…
(Definition of stand on your dignity from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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