distinguish oneself


: to do something very well or in a way that deserves special recognition
She has distinguished herself as a leader in the community.
He distinguished himself in the war.

Examples of distinguish oneself in a Sentence

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“Distinguish oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distinguish%20oneself. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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