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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.
Translations of “do sb proud”
in Chinese (Traditional) 盛情款待, 為…爭光…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盛情款待, 为…争光…
(Definition of do sb proud from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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