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feel honored

To feel very proud about something, often something that someone else has bestowed upon the speaker. I feel honored that you asked me to be your best man. Jill felt honored to have won such a prestigious award.
See also: feel, honor
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be/feel honoured (to do something)

feel proud and happy: I was honoured to have been mentioned in his speech.
See also: feel, honour
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At least Fix felt honoured to behold once more the gentleman to whom he owed so much, and, as his business recalled him to Europe, he should be delighted to continue the journey in such pleasant company.
Let the begging-bowl be placed outside the shrine, in the hollow made by those two twisted roots, and daily should the Bhagat be fed; for the village felt honoured that such a man--he looked timidly into the Bhagat's face--should tarry among them.
My John is a sinner like the others," she declared further, with a sort of proud tenderness as though our common lot must have felt honoured and to a certain extent purified by this condescending recognition.
Zacchaeus Njuguna, the leader of the group, said they felt honoured to be given a chance to participate in such a global event.
Adebule said that she, however, felt honoured and would treasure the privilege of becoming deputy governor of the state.
In his inaugural speech, Shah said that he felt honoured to be part of the event which was one step towards the direction where we were seriously thinking about making the life of pensioner easier.
Actor Ishtiyak Khan says he felt honoured to share screen space with actor Amitabh Bachchan during the shoot of an advertisement.
Prime Minister Deuba said he felt honoured to have received a telephone call from India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Danny said: "We felt honoured to have been nominated for the Rural Start Up Award and felt this was a massive achievement in itself.
I went to see him and I felt honoured to stand next to him.
I felt honoured to be able to get involved and speak to so many of these young people."
Bring back the days when local councillors were elected by fellow members to hold office as mayor for one year and no doubt felt honoured for the privilege.
Speaking ahead of the film's UK opening on July 20, Bale revealed he felt honoured to have been able to play Batman three times, saying that director Christopher Nolan had always warned him not to expect a second film, let alone a third.
s ere We felt honoured that she'd told us about it.