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English definition of “cover yourself in/with glory”

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cover yourself in/with glory

to be very successful and earn admiration: He didn't exactly cover himself with glory in his last job.
Translations of “cover yourself in/with glory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 功成名就, 取得很大成功, 贏得讚賞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 功成名就, 取得很大成功, 赢得赞赏…
(Definition of cover yourself in/with glory from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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