walk tall

idiom

: to walk or behave in a way that shows one feels proud and confident
After that winning performance, she can once again walk tall.

Examples of walk tall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even Emmanuel Macron can walk tall among the Smurfs. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, 17 Mar. 2022 The bra lessened her back pain, pulled her shoulders back, and compelled her to walk tall. Patricia Marx, The New Yorker, 22 Mar. 2021 Yet some people walk tall without their masks, daring somebody to say something. Arkansas Online, 6 Dec. 2020 To all my law enforcement friends, walk tall. Star Tribune, 11 Sep. 2020

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“Walk tall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walk%20tall. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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