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Daily Video Vocabulary - Episode 57

A feather in your cap

When you are praised or appreciated for something great that you have achieved, it gives you a sense of pride and fulfilment. You feel satisfied with your achievement.

The idiom a feather in your cap basically means to receive symbol of honour or achievement.Whenever you succeed in doing something or achieve a new milestone, it is definitely a feather in your cap. A feather in a cap is a symbol of achievement and signifies a mark of distinction. 

When your efforts are acknowledged, you feel extremely proud and this adds to a feather in your cap.

For example, When you win a marathon race, it is a feather in your cap as your achievement is worthy of praise and recognition.

Example 01 : When the wrestler won the Gold medal at the Olympics, he was thrilled as it was a feather in his cap.

Example 02 : William's Masters degree, added a feather in his cap,  as he had good chances to get a job, in an international company.

Example 03 : Being the first media channel to broadcast the earthquake on national television, it was a feather in their cap.

The media channel added a feather in its cap, being the first to report from the ground zero of the earthquake hit area.

Example 04 : Mother told Johnny, "I'm glad that you stood first in your math test. Your teacher praised you in front of the entire class, it is a feather in your cap."

Example 05 : When the new actress bagged the big banner film, it was a feather in her cap as she would get immediate fame and recognition.

Example 06 : After Peter's rival cafe closed down, it was a feather in Peter's  cap as he won over his competitors because of his exceptional service. 

Example 07 : The air force added a feather in its cap by inducting the F 22 Raptor fighter planes in their fleet, to become one of the world's best equipped air defence.

Example 08 : Adrian Smith added a feather in his cap by designing, Burj Khalifa -  the world's tallest structure built by any human till date.

Example 09 : Being the only child, William inherited a huge villa from his father, it was a feather in his cap as it was of vintage value.

Example 10 : Richard got a feather in his cap, when he solely won  a million dollar project  for his company and was soon promoted as a sales Manager.






















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