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flex your muscles

(US flex your muscle) to ​try to ​worry an ​opponent or ​enemy by ​publiclyshowingmilitary, ​political, or ​financialpower: The ​parade is the first ​sign of the new ​regimeflexingitsmilitarymuscles.
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