English - Vietnamese Dictionary
pride /praid/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự kiêu hãnh, sự hãnh diện; niềm kiêu hãnh, niềm hãnh diện, tính tự cao, tính tự phụ, tính kiêu căng
- false pride: tính tự ái; tính kiêu căng ngạo mạn; tính hư danh, tính hiếu danh
- he is his father's pride: anh ta là niềm kiêu hãnh của ông bố
- lòng tự trọng ((cũng) proper pride); lòng tự hào về công việc của mình
- độ đẹp nhất, độ rực rỡ nhất, độ chín muồi, độ phát triển nhất
- in the full pride of youth: ở tuổi thanh xuân phơi phới
- a peacock in his pride: con công đang xoè đuôi
- in pride of grease: béo, giết thịt được rồi
- (văn học) sự tráng lệ, sự huy hoàng, sự lộng lẫy
- đàn, bầy
- a pride of lions: đàn sư tử
- sự tự phụ về địa vị cao quý của mình; sự ngạo mạn
- to put one's pride in one's pocket
- to swallow one's pride
- nén tự ái, đẹp lòng tự ái
- phó từ (+ on, upon)
- lấy làm kiêu hãnh (về cái gì...)
- lấy làm tự hào (về việc gì...)
+a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
+satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
+the trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards
+a group of lions
+unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)
+be proud of
Advanced English Dictionary
1 honour, proudness, self-esteem, self-respect, amour propre, dignity:
It is gratifying to be able to look with pride on one's children's achievements
2 conceit, egotism, self-importance, vanity, hubris, arrogance, overconfidence, overweeningness, self-admiration, self-love, self-importance, smugness, haughtiness, hauteur, snobbery, snobbishness, Colloq uppitiness:
Pride goeth before a fall. Her pride stems from an exaggerated notion of her own worth
3 boast, flower, best, prize, pride and joy, treasure, jewel, gem:
Those model railway trains are Eustace's pride and joy.
4 Usually, pride oneself on. be proud of, take pride in, delight in, revel in, celebrate, glory in:
Irena prides herself on having made her own way in life, without anyone's help.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
pleasure / satisfaction
1 [U, sing.] ~ (in sth / in doing sth) a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction that you get when you or people who are connected with you have done sth well or own sth that other people admire: The sight of her son graduating filled her with pride. + He felt a glow of pride as people stopped to admire his garden. + I take (a) pride in my work. + We take great pride in offering the best service in town. + I looked with pride at what I had achieved. + Success in sport is a source of national pride.
2 [sing.] the ~ of sth a person or a thing that gives people a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction: The new sports stadium is the pride of the town.
respect for yourself
3 [U] the feeling of respect that you have for yourself: Pride would not allow him to accept the money. + Her pride was hurt. + Losing his job was a real blow to his pride. + It's time to swallow your pride (= hide your feelings of pride) and ask for your job back.
4 [U] (disapproving) the feeling that you are better or more important than other people: Male pride forced him to suffer in silence.
See also - PROUD
5 [C+sing./pl. v.] a group of lions
Idioms: sb's pride and joy a person or a thing that causes sb to feel great pleasure or satisfaction: The car is her pride and joy.
pride comes / goes before a fall (saying) if you have too high an opinion of yourself or your abilities, sth will happen to make you look stupid
pride of place the position in which sth is most easily seen, that is given to the most important thing in a particular group: The photo was given pride of place on the mantelpiece.
Phrasal Verbs: pride yourself on sth / on doing sth [no passive] to be proud of sth: She had always prided herself on her appearance.
1 feeling of being proud of sb/sth
VERB + PRIDE
feel, have, swell with
They have a fierce pride in their traditions. He swelled with pride as he held the trophy.
I wear my policeman's uniform with pride. ‘My daughter's a writer,’ he added with pride.
| ~ in
She expressed pride in her child's achievement.
a cause/matter for pride
Their reputation for fairness is a matter for pride.
| a source of pride, take (a) pride in sth
She takes great pride in her work.
great | civic, family, local, national, personal, professional | dented, hurt, injured, wounded
He was nursing his hurt pride.
| foolish, stubborn
It was foolish pride that prevented me from believing her.
VERB + PRIDE
I don't want your money?I have my pride, you know!
I didn't mean to hurt your pride.
| restore, salvage
We want to restore pride in our public services. They managed to salvage some pride with a late goal.
She swallowed her pride and phoned him.
out of ~
She refused their help out of pride.
| through ~
It would be stupid to refuse through pride.
a matter of pride
It is a matter of pride for him that he has never accepted money from his family.
| a sense of pride
They have a strong sense of pride in their work.
| with your pride intact
She refused his offer tactfully, allowing him to go away with his pride intact.
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