too+proud+for

  • 1 too big for your britches — (US) (or chiefly Brit too big for your boots) informal : too confident or proud of yourself I think the boss is growing too big for his britches. • • • Main Entry: ↑big too big for your britches see ↑big, 1 • • …

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  • 2 too big for his britches — too proud, cocky, swelled head    I promise not to get too big for my britches if I win the award …

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  • 3 too big for one's breeches — adjective (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant a snotty little scion of a degenerate family Laurent Le Sage they re snobs stuck up and uppity and persnickety • Syn: ↑bigheaded, ↑persnickety, ↑snooty, ↑snot nosed, ↑snotty, ↑ …

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  • 4 Ain't Too Proud to Beg — Infobox Single Name = Ain t Too Proud to Beg Artist = The Temptations from Album = Gettin Ready B side = You ll Lose a Precious Love Released = May 3, 1966 Format = 7 single Recorded = Hitsville USA (Studio A); January 4 and January 11, 1966… …

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  • 5 be too big for your boots — british informal phrase to behave as if you are more important than you really are That boy’s getting too big for his boots. Thesaurus: to think you are importantsynonym Main entry: big * * * be/get too big for your ˈboots …

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  • 6 get too big for your boots — be/get too big for your ˈboots idiom to be/become too proud of yourself; to behave as if you are more important than you really are Main entry: ↑bigidiom …

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  • 7 proud — W3S2 [praud] adj comparative prouder superlative proudest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(pleased)¦ 2 proudest moment/achievement/possession 3¦(too high opinion)¦ 4¦(great self respect)¦ 5 do somebody proud 6¦(impressive)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1100 1200; …

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  • 8 proud — [ praud ] adjective ** 1. ) feeling happy about your achievements, your possessions, or people you are connected with: proud of: We re so proud of her for telling the truth. proud to do something: I m proud to say that we made the right decision …

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  • 9 proud — [proud] adj. [ME < OE prud < OFr < LL prode, beneficial, back form. < L prodesse, to be useful < prod , var. of pro , PRO 2 + esse, to be: for IE base see IS1] 1. having or showing a proper pride in oneself, one s position, one s… …

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  • 10 proud */*/ — UK [praʊd] / US adjective Word forms proud : adjective proud comparative prouder superlative proudest Metaphor: Being too proud, and thinking that you are better than other people, is like being high up. Being humble is like being low down. I can …

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  • 11 proud — /praUd/ adjective 1 PLEASED feeling pleased with your achievements, family, country etc because you think they are very good: You should see them with the baby they re so proud! (+ of): Jane s very proud of her new car. | proud (that): We are… …

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  • 12 proud — [[t]pra͟ʊd[/t]] ♦♦♦ prouder, proudest 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ of n, ADJ that/to inf If you feel proud, you feel pleased about something good that you possess or have done, or about something good that a person close to you has done. I felt proud… …

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  • 13 proud — adjective 1) the proud parents beamed Syn: pleased, glad, happy, delighted, joyful, overjoyed, thrilled, satisfied, gratified, content Ant: ashamed 2) a proud day …

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  • 14 proud — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English prūd, probably from Old French prod, prud, prou advantageous, just, wise, bold, from Late Latin prode advantage, advantageous, back formation from Latin prodesse to be advantageous, from pro …

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  • 15 proud — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. See pride. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Having a creditable self respect] Syn. self respecting, self sufficient, self reliant, independent, honorable, principled, dignified, stately, noble, lordly,… …

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  • 16 proud*/ — [praʊd] adj 1) feeling happy about your achievements, your possessions, or people who you are connected with We re so proud of her for telling the truth.[/ex] We re proud that they chose our hotel for their conference.[/ex] I m proud to say we… …

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  • 17 proud — adjective 1) the proud parents Syn: pleased, glad, happy, delighted, thrilled, satisfied, gratified 2) a proud day Syn: pleasing, gratifying, satisfying, cheering …

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  • 18 proud — adj 1. content, contented, satisfied, gratified, pleased, well pleased, Inf. pleased as punch; glad, delighted, happy, sunny, cheerful; complacent, smug, self satisfied, self contented, pleased with oneself, like the cat that swallowed the canary …

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  • 19 Proud as a Peacock — was the advertising campaign used by the NBC television and radio networks from 1979 to 1981. The campaign was used to promote NBC s programming and to introduce the Proud N , a logo that would be used until 1986.The campaignBy 1979, NBC was… …

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  • 20 For One More Day — is a 2006 novel taken place during the mid 1900 s by the acclaimed sportswriter and author Mitch Albom. It opens with the novel s protagonist planning to commit suicide. His adulthood is shown to have been rife with sadness. His own daughter didn …

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