Pride oneself

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Definition

to pride oneself on something / doing something: to value, to be proud of something / doing something
idiom
Attention to the following construction to pride oneself on doing:

Susie prides herself on never making any mistakes. She really values this skill and is proud of her perfect work.

Examples

  • "We here at McGillicutty's pride ourselves on providing the public with the finest soaps and soap products available."
  • "The Delavigne Corporation prides itself on discretion and honesty in all of its business dealings."

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