hold up one's head

idiom
variants: or hold one's head (up) high

Definition of hold up one's head

: to be proud : to not feel ashamed Even though they lost the game, they can still hold up their heads because they tried their best.

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“Hold up one's head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20up%20one%27s%20head. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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