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English definition of “stand/walk tall”

stand/walk tall

to act in a proud and confident way: You'd have more chance of success if you'd stand tall.Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit Grammar:High or tall?We use high for mountains and for things which are a long way above the ground:See more
(Definition of stand/walk tall from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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