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a point of pride

A particular matter, topic, or action that one considers of great importance to their pride, honor, or reputation. The fact that I ran my campaign on my own money and still managed to win has always been a point of pride with me. It became a point of pride for the country to build its military to a size that could rival its peers on the global stage.
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He was a good workman himself, quick and deft, and it had always been a point of pride with him that no man should do any of his work for him or outwork him.
"No man had ever a point of pride that was not injurious to him," said Burke.
As no man had ever a point of pride that was not injurious to him, so no man had ever a defect that was not somewhere made useful to him.
"Being Saskatchewan's homegrown communications leader is a major point of pride for SaskTel and it's this pride that helps drive us to bring the best products and services to residents throughout our province," said Doug Burnett, SaskTel President and CEO.
Jean-Christophe Honlet, Global Head of International Arbitration and Bart Legum, Global Head of Investment Arbitration, commented: Being part of this select group of top international arbitration law firms is a point of pride for the 40 partners of our group globally and recognition of the results achieved for our clients in all key international arbitration centers and all continents.
Managing Director Daraz Pakistan, Ehsan Saya, enthuses: 'The Pakistan Day Sale is a point of pride for us here at Daraz and very close to our hearts.
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SUNDERLAND'S unbeaten home record is a point of pride for Jack Ross - as well as the foundation of his side's promotion bid.
"This is a point of pride for all women and all the people who believe in women's capabilities," Hassan said.
When completed, the gathering place will a point of pride for the village, Mayor Gerry Daley said in an announcement of the project.
This isn't just a point of pride for myself but for the entire Chloride Exide team,' said Guy Jack, Managing Director of Chloride Excide.
His grandfather, Sammy Bullivant, played a significant role when Singers Football Club becameCoventry City Football Club,a point of pride for Bill.
For other users, follower counts are a point of pride.
The men's team championship was also a point of pride.
"If anyone represents his national team, it's a point of pride," Gaber said.