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English definition of “show off something/someone”

show off something/someone

verb phrasal verb with show  /ʃoʊ/ us  

(MAKE SEEN)

to make it possible for others to see and admire something or someone: She brought her baby pictures so she could show them off. That shirt shows off the color of your eyes.
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