swallow your pride

swallow your pride
to not show your feelings and to not allow them to affect the way that you behave

He finally had to swallow his pride and ask for help.

Thesaurus: to stop, control or not show emotionssynonym
Main entry: swallow

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • swallow your pride — swallow (your) pride to accept that you have to do something that you think is embarrassing or that you think you are too good to do. Swallow your pride and call your daughter to tell her you re sorry …   New idioms dictionary

  • swallow your pride — do not let your pride stop you, control your pride    Swallow your pride. Accept the offer to return to your old job …   English idioms

  • swallow your disappointment — swallow your pride/disappointment/anger/etc phrase to not show your feelings and to not allow them to affect the way that you behave He finally had to swallow his pride and ask for help. Thesaurus: to stop, control or not show emotionssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • swallow your anger — swallow your pride/disappointment/anger/etc phrase to not show your feelings and to not allow them to affect the way that you behave He finally had to swallow his pride and ask for help. Thesaurus: to stop, control or not show emotionssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swallow My Pride — Song infobox Name = Swallow My Pride Artist = Green River Album = Come on Down Background = lightsteelblue Released = 1985 track no = Track 3 Recorded = December 1984 at Crow Studios, Seattle, Washington ( Come on Down version) August 1987 –… …   Wikipedia

  • swallow pride — swallow (your) pride to accept that you have to do something that you think is embarrassing or that you think you are too good to do. Swallow your pride and call your daughter to tell her you re sorry …   New idioms dictionary

  • swallow — swal|low1 S3 [ˈswɔləu US ˈswa:lou] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(food)¦ 2¦(nervously)¦ 3¦(believe/accept)¦ 4¦(feelings)¦ 5 swallow your pride Phrasal verbs  swallow somebody/something<=>up ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: swelgan] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swallow — I UK [ˈswɒləʊ] / US [ˈswɑloʊ] verb Word forms swallow : present tense I/you/we/they swallow he/she/it swallows present participle swallowing past tense swallowed past participle swallowed ** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to make food or drink… …   English dictionary

  • swallow — 1 verb 1 FOOD (T) to make food or drink go down your throat and towards your stomach: He swallowed the last of his coffee and asked for the bill. 2 NERVOUSLY (I) to make this kind of movement with your throat, especially because you are nervous:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • swallow — swal|low1 [ swalou ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to make food or drink go from your mouth down through your throat and into your stomach: She quickly swallowed the rest of her coffee. I had a sore throat and it hurt to swallow. a )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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