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show off

phrasal verb with show us   /ʃoʊ/ verb
  • (ATTRACT ATTENTION)

to do something to attract attention to yourself: My parents were in town and I wanted to show off.

show-offnoun [C]

/ˈʃoʊˌɔf/
a person who has a habit of attracting attention: David’s a showoff in the kitchen – he loves having dinner guests.
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