glory in

phrasal verb

gloried in; glorying in; glories in
: to feel or show great joy or pleasure because of (something)
They gloried in their country's success.

Examples of glory in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Khan, who captained Pakistan to cricket World Cup glory in 1992 and entered politics four years later, rose to power on a ticket of anti-corruption. Sophia Saifi, CNN, 6 Feb. 2024 The Russian Air Force has not exactly covered themselves in glory in this war. Keith Gessen, The New Yorker, 15 Feb. 2024 Rono was twice denied shots at Olympic glory in his 20s, when Kenya joined boycotts of the Games in 1976 and 1980. Alex Williams, New York Times, 24 Feb. 2024 There’s of course the game itself, seeing two titanic football teams battle for glory in front of tens of thousands of screaming fans. Staff Author,, 10 Feb. 2024 New to the menu are cubes of tender beef, stir-fried to glory in a wok with bay leaf, chile pepper and peppercorn oil. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 24 Jan. 2024 Last Chance - Sale Extended Receive a FREE Tote and Notebook with a print + digital subscription to The Week magazine England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales go for glory in the Six Nations Championship. Mike Starling, theweek, 1 Jan. 2024 Advertisement Books Los Angeles is refracted in all its irreducible, unexplainable glory in ‘Dear Los Angeles’ Nov. 30, 2018 That said, this collection — at least chronologically — comes second. David Kipen, Los Angeles Times, 29 Sep. 2023 Japanese imaging company Canon wants to recapture its former glory in the semiconductor industry. Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 29 Jan. 2024

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“Glory in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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