take pride in
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take pride (in someone or something)
To take satisfaction in, be proud of, or highly value something one owns, has done, or is renowned for. Our company has always taken pride in its excellent customer support and commitment to customer satisfaction. You can tell that John takes a lot of pride in his kids.
take pride in someone or something
to be proud of someone or something. I take a great deal of pride in my children. She takes pride in her work and it shows in her products.