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English translation: to be proud, to pride oneself

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17:17 Jan 5, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: sich zu Gute halten
Mit dem Burgtheater hält sich Wien zu Gute, eine der führenden Spielstätten des deutschsprachigen Theaters zu beherbergen.
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 07:08
English translation:to be proud, to pride oneself
Explanation:
Vienna prides itself to own one of the leading theatres of the German language drama: the Burgtheater.

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Sibylle Ferner
Local time: 19:08
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Thanks! I trus you.
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nacredit oneself, boast, pride oneselfNancy Schmeing
nato pride oneself
Johanna Timm, PhD
nato be proud, to pride oneselfSibylle Ferner


  

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23 mins
to be proud, to pride oneself


Explanation:
Vienna prides itself to own one of the leading theatres of the German language drama: the Burgtheater.



Sibylle Ferner
Local time: 19:08
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 29
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Thanks! I trus you.
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28 mins
to pride oneself


Explanation:
Vienna can pride itself on the Burgtheater...
zugute halten: to make allowances for/or, if used with the dative: sich einer Sache ruehmen, stolz auf etwas sein: to pride oneself
HTH


    Muret Sanders
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 22:08
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 7302
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1 hr
credit oneself, boast, pride oneself


Explanation:
as in:
With the Burgtheater, Vienna boasts (or credits itself with having, or prides itself on having) one of the leading venues for German-language theater.
The concept of credit seems implied with Gute.




Nancy Schmeing
Canada
Local time: 01:08
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 328

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Johanna Timm, PhD
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