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To be confident or proud

pride yourself on something

to feel proud about an achievement, skill, or special quality that you have

congratulate yourself

to be proud of yourself for being successful or lucky

be a credit to someone

if you are a credit to someone connected with you, or if you do them credit, they should be proud of you

assert

verb

to speak or behave in a firm, confident way

hug yourself

to feel very pleased with yourself

walk/stand tall

to feel proud and confident

hold your head up/high

to not be ashamed of yourself

face down

to appear strong and confident when someone is threatening or criticizing you

come out of your shell

to stop being shy and begin to confidently show your real character and feelings

breeze

verb

to go somewhere in a confident way, especially when you do not seem to care what other people think

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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