do (someone) proud

do (someone) proud
(to give (a person) good treatment or entertainment: We always do them proud when they come to dinner.) behandle godt
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(to give (a person) good treatment or entertainment: We always do them proud when they come to dinner.) behandle godt

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  • proud — /praʊd / (say prowd) adjective 1. feeling pleasure or satisfaction over something conceived as highly honourable or creditable to oneself: proud of her achievements; proud to be Australian; proud that we reached the final. 2. having or cherishing …  

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  • 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; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

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