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English definition of “show sth/sb off”

show sth/sb off

phrasal verb with show     /ʃəʊ/ US  /ʃoʊ/ verb (showed, shown)
to show something or someone you are proud of to other people, so that they will admire it, him, or her: She likes to wear short skirts to show off her legs.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
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