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I We take pride in our cities.
II We pride ourselves on our cities.
1. Are above sentences synonymous?
2. If so, which of them is a native speaker more likely to use?
Does that mean that you simply are proud of somebody (including yourself) or something or that you are proud to do something or that you are proud that this or that happens (in all possible tenses)?
Why are the forms given in the title of this thread unlikely to be used by yourself?
We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our cities.
We pride ourselves on the friendliness of our cities.
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