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1alardearfanfarronear informalfantochear Latin America informalto brag about / of sth/-ing — alardear / jactarse de algo/+ inf
- that's nothing to brag about — eso no es como para enorgullecerse
- They bragged that they would introduce ‘innovation, creativity and private sector expertise’.
- We bragged that, unlike the chemists, any physicist could teach any undergraduate physics course.
- He bragged about his great running skill and said he could catch anything.
- The screenplay was written in nine whole days, bragged the credits.
- After 29 games, the Mavericks bragged they had committed the league's fewest fouls.
- This was something rare for humans in this century, something that the woman had often bragged about to her friends.
- Her husband, who bragged endearingly about her desserts, is a beekeeper.
- People bragged about their impeccable references and newly renovated websites that would maximize their client base.
- She taught me how to make the best pie crust ever and often bragged to other people about the beautiful apple pies I could make.
- For some of his prints he bragged to have used as many as 300 hundred blocks.
- Furthermore, he has pledged, or perhaps bragged, that he will not kill protesters.
- In all fairness, he also cheered, bragged, exclaimed and encouraged us as we finally got things right.
- Never before, brags Hamill, ‘have so many poets spoken in a single chorus.’
- He bragged that the course which he claimed to be one of the best in the country, was in good shape and no excuse would be given by any golfer for failing to perform well.
- This is something they themselves have admitted, or rather bragged about on countless occasions.
- I welched on Grandfather and I'd always bragged I never welched on anybody.
- As a great hunter he bragged about his nighttime sharp shooting.
- The younger bragged he was on eight tablets a day for angina, but the other in his late seventies swallowed 40 for various aches and pains!
- We bragged that we hunted tigers - often finding their giant paw prints on the jungle paths.
- He later bragged that he was the only performer ever to get a complex comic scene right without needing a second take.
1fanfarronear informalto brag that — hacer alarde / jactarse de que
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