What does it mean to pride yourself in?

What does it mean to pride yourself in?

Be proud of, take satisfaction in, as in We pride ourselves on always being punctual, or She took pride in her flower garden. The first term dates from the late 1300s, the second from the late 1500s.

Do you pride yourself in or on?

In general, English idiomatic expressions like this one require a specific preposition in the phrase. There’s no real rule to this, you just have to memorize it. In this case to my ear the correct phrase is “pride myself on”.

What does being pride mean?

1 : a reasonable and justifiable feeling of being worthwhile : self-respect. 2 : a feeling of being better than others. 3 : a sense of pleasure that comes from some act or possession Parents take pride in their children’s progress. 4 : someone or something that makes someone proud That car is my pride and joy.

What does I pride myself on being original?

What kind of pride is there?

Three types of pride, dignity, superiority and arrogance, are distinguished, their mental ingredients are singled out, and two experimental studies are presented showing that they are conveyed by different combinations of smile, eyebrow and eyelid positions, and head posture.

How do you use pride in a sentence?

  1. [S] [T] My pride’s not hurt. (
  2. [S] [T] I take pride in what I do. (
  3. [S] [T] The workers took pride in their work. (
  4. [S] [T] I was also impressed with the school’s cleanliness and the students’ pride in it. (
  5. [S] [T] He has too much pride.
  6. [S] [T] He swallowed his pride. (
  7. [S] [T] It’s a matter of pride. (

Is pride a feeling?

Pride is a feeling of satisfaction which you have because you or people close to you have done something good or possess something good.

What does self pride mean?

Definition of self-pride. : pride in oneself or in that which relates to oneself.

What does I pride myself mean?

Definition of pride oneself on. : to be proud because of having (an ability, quality, etc.) I pride myself on my math skills. The restaurant prides itself on having the best pizza in town.

What is healthy pride?

Healthy Pride. Healthy Pride: Ownership of our own personal actions and a desire to control them in such a way that achieves the best possible outcome which leads to a feeling of contentedness when we see the results of giving something our best effort. The huge challenge is that healthy pride is like nuclear energy.

What is pride myself?

pride oneself in. pride oneself in something. and pride oneself on something. to take pride in one of one’s qualities or accomplishments. She prides herself in her ability to spot a shoplifter. I pride myself on my ability to find compromises.