do sb proud Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"do sb proud" in British 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 ​lovelytea - Sheila did us proud. informal to make someone proud of you by doing something very well: Once again, the ​armedforces have done us proud.
(Definition of do sb proud from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “do sb proud”
in Chinese (Simplified) 盛情款待, 为…争光…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盛情款待, 為…爭光…
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