Meaning of “do sb proud” in the English Dictionary


"do sb proud" in English

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do sb proud

UK old-fashioned to treat someone who is visiting you very well, especially by giving them a lot of food:

We had a lovely tea - Sheila did us proud.

informal to make someone proud of you by doing something very well:

Once again, the armed forces have done us proud.

(Definition of “do sb proud” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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