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a feather in one's cap

Definition of a feather in one's cap in English:

An achievement to be proud of: beating him would be a feather in my cap
More example sentences
  • ‘That's a feather in your cap,’ someone told me today.
  • ‘It's a feather in your cap when you are asked to be captain, especially by someone like Paul Broadbent,’ he said.
  • It's a bit of a feather in their cap if they can keep him quiet because he's run riot this season.
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