brag of/about

 v. hvastati sę · хвастати се vi.

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  • brag — [bræg] v past tense and past participle bragged present participle bragging [I and T] to talk too proudly about what you have done, what you own etc used to show disapproval = ↑boast ▪ I came out top in the test, he bragged. brag about ▪ Ben s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brag — [ bræg ] verb intransitive to talk about your achievements or possessions in a proud way that annoys other people: BOAST: I don t mean to brag, but my pecan pie is the best. brag about: I wish she d stop bragging about her famous father. brag… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Brag — Brag, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bragged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bragging}.] [OE. braggen to resound, blow, boast (cf. F. braguer to lead a merry life, flaunt, boast, OF. brague merriment), from Icel. braka to creak, brak noise, fr. the same root as E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brag — 01. Stop [bragging] about what a great tennis player you are; nobody cares! 02. Kareem always [bragged] about how smart he was until he failed the final exam. 03. Every boy on the baseball team likes to [brag] that he is the best player, but they …   Grammatical examples in English

  • brag — UK [bræɡ] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms brag : present tense I/you/we/they brag he/she/it brags present participle bragging past tense bragged past participle bragged showing disapproval to talk about your achievements or possessions in a… …   English dictionary

  • brag — verb bragged, bragging (I, T) to talk too proudly about what you have done, what you own etc; boast 1 (1): I came out top in the test , he bragged (+ about): Ben s always bragging about his success with women. | brag (that): Julia used to brag… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • brag — v. (D; intr.) to brag about * * * [bræg] (D; intr.) to brag about …   Combinatory dictionary

  • brag — braggingly, adv. bragless, adj. /brag/, v., bragged, bragging, n., adj. v.i. 1. to use boastful language; boast: He bragged endlessly about his high score. v.t. 2. to boast of: He bragged that he had won. n. 3. a boast or vaunt. 4. a thing to… …   Universalium

  • brag — [[t]bræ̱g[/t]] brags, bragging, bragged VERB (disapproval) If you brag, you say in a very proud way that you have something or have done something. [V about n] He s always bragging about his prowess as a cricketer... [V to n] He ll probably go… …   English dictionary

  • brag — verb he liked to brag about his business connections Syn: boast, crow, swagger, swank, bluster, gloat, show off; blow one s own horn, sing one s own praises; informal talk big, lay it on thick …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • brag — [bræg] verb [I] to talk about your achievements or possessions in a proud way that annoys other people Syn: boast She s always bragging about her famous father.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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