prove (oneself) as (something)

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prove (oneself) as (something)

To do what is necessary to convince others of one's skill, capability, or authenticity in some role. Young men of the tribe are required to prove themselves as hunters before they can assume positions of leadership in the community. They've given me a few freelance projects to prove myself as a copy editor before they agree to hire me on a permanent basis.
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prove oneself as something

to demonstrate that one can serve in a certain office or capacity. It's time to promote her. She has proved herself as a teller. I proved myself as an investor by making a lot of money in the stock market.
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"I still need to prove myself at this club, to work hard every day and prove myself as a number one," said Szczesny.
"When I went from working for a large firm to working for myself, I had to prove myself as a capable businessperson," he says, adding that he continues to prove himself three years later.