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walk tall

Fig. to be brave and self-assured. I know I can walk tall because I'm innocent. You go out on that stage and walk tall. There is no reason to be afraid.
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walk tall

Show pride and self-confidence, as in The most important thing she taught us was to walk tall. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
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walk tall

in. to be brave and self-assured. (see also stand tall.) I know I can walk tall because I’m innocent.
See also: tall, walk
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