did a good job, did well, did good, done good That was a great dinner, Nora. You did yourself proud.
do sb proud
Idiom(s): do sb proud
to make someone proud. • Well, Bill really did himself proud in the horse race. • That fine-looking, prizewinning hog ought to do you proud. Did you raise it all by yourself?
do someone proud
do someone proud 1) Also, do credit to someone. Be a source of honor, distinction, or pride. For example, She did us proud, handling the problem with such aplomb, or Your new title does you credit. [Early 1800s] 2) Treat someone or oneself generously or extravagantly, as in You really did us proud with that banquet. [Early 1800s]
do yourself proud
do something that you are proud of You did yourself proud when you helped the refugees.