Definition of “pride comes/goes before a fall” - English Dictionary

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“pride comes/goes before a fall” in British English

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pride comes/goes before a fall


said to emphasize that if you are too confident about your abilities, something bad will happen that shows that you are not as good as you think

(Definition of “pride comes/goes before a fall” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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