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do someone proud

to make someone proud. Bill's kids sure did him proud at the boat race. Mary resolved she would do her friends proud.
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do somebody proud

1. to feel very pleased about someone because they have done something well Once again, the armed forces have done us proud.
2. to treat a visitor or guest very well Rosemary did us proud with such a lovely lunch.
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do somebody proud

 
1. (informal) to treat someone who is visiting you very well, especially by giving them lots of good food We had a lovely lunch. Rosemary did us proud.
2. (informal) to make someone proud of you by doing something very well Once again, the armed forces have done us proud.
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do (one) proud

To act or perform in a way that gives cause for pride.
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