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take pride

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take pride, pride oneselfverb

    feel proud of

    "She took great pride in her sons"


  1. take prideverb

    to be proud of (usually followed by in or of)


  1. take pride

    To 'take pride' means to have a feeling of satisfaction or a sense of achievement derived from one's own accomplishments, skills, qualities, actions or possessions. This term often refers to having a high regard or respect for oneself or for what one does. It can also refer to experiencing pleasure or satisfaction from being associated with someone else's achievements or qualities.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take pride in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take pride in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of take pride in a Sentence

  1. Alison Berry Wilkinson:

    To take pride in that( shootings) is absolutely condemnable in my view, it's highly unethical and it doesn't fit the code of ethics for policing. And certainly, it was something John Whitney felt John Whitney needed to be ended.

  2. Mitchell Smith:

    These are skilled, tedious jobs that United Auto Workers members take pride in every day, strikes are never easy on United Auto Workers or United Auto Workers families but John Deere workers believe John Deere workers deserve a better share of the pie, a safer workplace and adequate benefits.

  3. The Queen:

    Together we are tackling this disease, and I want to reassure you that if we remain united and resolute, then we will overcome it, i hope in the years to come everyone will be able to take pride in how they responded to this challenge.

  4. Principal Akbar Cook:

    We are trying to teach them to navigate their pride, my kids are fighters -- they just need good ways to fight for themselves, and then take pride in what they can do.

  5. David Valadao:

    There is no doubt we are disappointed in the results but we can take pride in knowing that we brought about real, tangible change, we have reduced taxes for middle class families, made huge strides in our battle for water, reformed the dairy industry for thousands of California farmers, improved access to healthcare for families throughout the Central Valley, and given our troops the support they deserve.

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