hold your head up


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hold (one's) head (up) high

To walk with confidence and pride, especially as a way to show that one is not ashamed of something. I know you're disappointed to have lost, but you should hold your head high—you ran an excellent race.
See also: head, high, hold

hold your ˈhead up (high)

not feel ashamed, guilty or embarrassed about something: After this scandal, he will never be able to hold his head up high again. OPPOSITE: hang your head (in/for shame)
See also: head, hold, up