swallow (one's) pride

Here are some examples of "swallowing your pride":

Having to ask your older brother for a job, after you refused his help and tried to find a job on your own for 6 months.

Admitting that you were wrong after you had an argument with your sister.

"Swallowing your pride" means asking people for help, even though it makes you feel embarrassed or lowers your status.

This phrase appears in these lessons: