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burst with pride

To be so filled up with pride as to be unable to contain it. I am just bursting with pride that my little girl got into medical school!
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burst with pride

to be full as if to the bursting point with pride. My parents were bursting with pride when I graduated from college. I almost burst with pride when I was chosen for the first prize.
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"I don't think anything takes the place of the farm where one lived when one was a child," observed Rebecca, nearly bursting with pride at having at last successfully used the indefinite pronoun in general conversation.
Richard and Moncharmin listened to the old woman, who, as she proceeded with the enumeration of these glorious nuptials, swelled out, took courage and, at last, in a voice bursting with pride, flung out the last sentence of the prophetic letter:
It was to the secret annoyance of his wife that Mr Wititterly said all this, for, although she was bursting with pride and arrogance, she would have had the illustrious guests believe that their visit was quite a common occurrence, and that they had lords and baronets to see them every day in the week.
He'd have been bursting with pride at this victory.
Judi James, a body language expert, discussed the Duke of Sussex's body language while in Bristol and told (https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/8333013/prince-harry-hands-on-dad-meghan-markle-judi-james/) The Sun that Prince Harry looked as though he was bursting with pride because he can no longer wait to become a dad.
"My parents are gonna be bursting with pride. I also get to meet Pudsey!
Mum Kelly said: "We are completely bursting with pride. With only three rounds to go Riley is, for the first time this season, sitting in first place in the championship table out of 37 registered drivers."
The event was a roaring success; the singing was amazing, there were lots of parents bursting with pride and it was thoroughly enjoyed by all.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor is bursting with pride after watching the trailer of Ranbir Kapoor's much-anticipated film 'Sanju'.
'I'm just bursting with pride for my dear Angels for organizing a charity event with the elderly of Anawim for my birthday,' wrote the 'La Luna Sangre' actress in an Instagram post.
CATHERINE Haynes is bursting with pride after slimming her bin - and winning first place in a recycling competition.
Pogba will be bursting with pride. And that pride will be hurting like hell when he isn't playing well, when things are not going for him.
Fraserburgh are in William Hill Scottish Cup action this evening, bursting with pride that they are flying the flag for their town in a positive light 20 years after it was branded the "heroin capital of Britain."
I'm so in love and bursting with pride. It's a girl."