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.
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: 12:44 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 328