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SHOW OFF   見せびらかす


  • To show off is to try to attract people's attention to yourself, or to something or somebody you have a connection with, in order to impress them.

    A show-off is someone who shows off.
  • show off とは、人々を感心させるために、自分や、自分に関係のあるものや人に対して注意をひかせようとする行為、つまり、見せびらかす、という意味です。

    show-off とは、何かを見せびらかす人、見えっ張りのことです。



  1. a: What happened to your arm?
    b: I was showing off on my bicycle, riding with no hands, and fell.
  2. (football teammates)
    Cindy's coming to the game tonight. This'll be your chance to show off to her.
  3. Rene seems so happy. She never misses a chance to show off her engagement ring, does she?
  4. He was always a bit of a show-off - wearing expensive clothes and trying to act cool.

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