osvetlati obraz

English translation: to bring honour or respect / to do someone credit/proud / to be a credit to

13:36 Dec 15, 2011
Serbian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Serbian term or phrase: osvetlati obraz
Kako glasi prevod ovog idioma?

Da li je možda "uphold the honour"?
Miloš Stojadinović
Serbia
Local time: 22:29
English translation:to bring honour or respect / to do someone credit/proud / to be a credit to
Explanation:
Zavisi od kontesksta, ali to je navedeno u SR-EN rečniku idioma, B. Milosavljević, m. Vilijams Milosavljević
osvetlati obraz - poneti se časno - to bring honour or respect; to do someone credit/proud / to be a credit to;
Tvoj uspeh je osvetlao obraz našem klubu - Your success has done our club credit.
Sigurno ima i drugih mogućnosti.
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Mira Stepanovic
Serbia
Local time: 22:29
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Hvala Miro!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +1to bring honour or respect / to do someone credit/proud / to be a credit to
Mira Stepanovic
Summary of reference entries provided
to win honours
proanglica

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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
to bring honour or respect / to do someone credit/proud / to be a credit to


Explanation:
Zavisi od kontesksta, ali to je navedeno u SR-EN rečniku idioma, B. Milosavljević, m. Vilijams Milosavljević
osvetlati obraz - poneti se časno - to bring honour or respect; to do someone credit/proud / to be a credit to;
Tvoj uspeh je osvetlao obraz našem klubu - Your success has done our club credit.
Sigurno ima i drugih mogućnosti.

Mira Stepanovic
Serbia
Local time: 22:29
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Hvala Miro!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  proanglica
22 mins
  -> Hvala!
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Reference comments


57 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Reference: to win honours

Reference information:
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to distinguish oneself

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He came off with honour/credit

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He acquitted himself well/honourably

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It does him credit

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Our basketball team did us proud.
(Zeljko Bujas)

proanglica
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
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Asker: Hvala!


Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
agree  Mira Stepanovic
7 mins
  -> Hvala!
agree  Bogdan Petrovic: make one proud
15 hrs
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