Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
View details Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search

Meaning of "do someone proud" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF DO SOMEONE PROUD

do someone proud play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

WHAT DOES DO SOMEONE PROUD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of do someone proud in the English dictionary

The definition of do someone proud in the dictionary is to entertain someone on a grand scale. Other definition of do someone proud is to honour or distinguish a person.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DO SOMEONE PROUD

do one´s cruet
do one´s level best
do one´s nana
do one´s nut
do one´s stuff
do oneself justice
do or die
do out
do over
do someone dirt
do the business
do the dirty on
do the honours
do the lolly
do the necessary
do the needful
do the trick
do to death
do up
do violence to

WORDS THAT END LIKE DO SOMEONE PROUD

beshroud
disenshroud
enshroud
futtock shroud
house-proud
misproud
overproud
proud
purse-proud
shroud
stroud
unshroud

Synonyms and antonyms of do someone proud in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «do someone proud» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF DO SOMEONE PROUD

Find out the translation of do someone proud to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of do someone proud from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «do someone proud» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

这样做的人感到自豪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hacer alguien orgulloso
570 millions of speakers

English

do someone proud
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गर्व किसी को करना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قيام شخص فخور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сделать кого гордое
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fazer alguém orgulhoso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কেউ গর্বিত না
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire quelqu´un fier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buat orang bangga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

jemand stolz machen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誇りに思って誰かを行います
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자랑스럽게 사람 을
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gawe wong bangga
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm một người nào đó tự hào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாராவது பெருமை கொள்ளுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोणीतरी अभिमान बाळगत नाही
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birilerini gururla
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fare qualcuno orgoglioso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zrobić kogoś dumny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зробити кого горде
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

face cineva mândru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάνει κάποιος υπερήφανος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doen om iemand trots
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

göra någon stolt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjøre noen stolte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of do someone proud

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DO SOMEONE PROUD»

The term «do someone proud» is used very little and occupies the 191.670 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Rarely used
10
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «do someone proud» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of do someone proud
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «do someone proud».

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about do someone proud

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DO SOMEONE PROUD»

Discover the use of do someone proud in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to do someone proud and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Collection of Confusible Phrases
2. give a person a shock: Their manners now really quite hit you in the eve. do someone proud make someone proud do someone proud - I. treat a person extremely well; extend lavish hospitality: They always do us proud whenever we go to ...
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2004
2
A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases: More Than 10,000 Idioms ...
2. give a person cause for pride; justify smb.'s pride: Jim's success in the examinations did his family proud. make someone proud— = do someone proud 2: Perhaps a sudden tract of good fortune would have made me too proud. do someone ...
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2010
3
Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms
A once-cool hippy expression of the 1960s. Compare paddle one's own canoe. do someone proud/handsome entertain someone lavishly. They often entertained us to dinner, and they always did us proud. do the business do what is expected ...
Gordon Jarvie, 2009
4
Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
1992 Daily Star lt's do or die for Britain's fearless Rugby League lads Down Under as they prepare to face the Aussies in the Third and deciding Test. do someone proud: see PROUD. do something to death: see DEATH. do the dirty on  ...
John Ayto, 2010
5
The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
[Second half of 1900s] do someone proud 1. Also,do credit to someone. Be a source of honor, distinction, or pride. For example, She did us proud, handling the problem with such aplomb, or Your new title does you credit. [Early 1800s] 2.
Christine Ammer, 2013
6
The Chambers Dictionary
do someone proud (colloq) to provide lavish entertainment for someone; to honour someone, give someone cause for pride [OE prud, prut proud; perh from a LL word connected with L prodesse'lo be of advantage] proul and prouler Earlier ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
7
Chambers Idioms
do (someone) over (sl) to give a severe beating to (someone): A group of thugs came round to his house one night and did him over. do (someone) proud see proud. do the honours see honour. do the trick see trick. do one's (own) thing see  ...
8
Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
9 said of flesh: forming a protuberant mass round a healing wound. • proudly adverb. • proudness noun. • do oneself proud to succeed gloriously. • do someone proud to entertain or treat them grandly. © Anglo-Saxon prud. Prov. o abbreviation ...
9
Chambers School Dictionary
do 136 doldrums consequences □ do out of to swindle out of • do someone proud see proud • do up 1 to fasten 2 to renovate | do verb ▻ does, doing, did, done © Comes from Old English don do abbreviation ditto docile adjective tame, easy ...
10
The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
do (someone) over (si) to give a severe beating to (someone): A group oft/tugs came round to his house one night and did him over. do (someone) proud see proud. do the honours see honour. do the trick see trick. do one's (own) thing see  ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Do someone proud [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/do-someone-proud>. Sep 2021 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z