show something off


show something off
Syn:
display, show to advantage, exhibit, demonstrate, parade, draw attention to, flaunt

Synonyms and antonyms dictionary. 2014.

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  • show something off — DISPLAY, show to advantage, exhibit, demonstrate, parade, draw attention to, flaunt. → show …   Useful english dictionary

  • show something off — display something that is a source of pride. → shoveler …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˌshow sth ˈoff — phrasal verb to show people something that you are very proud of so that they will admire it Young musicians will get the chance to show off their musical skills.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • show someone/something off — display or cause others to take notice of someone or something that is a source of pride his jeans were tight fitting, showing off his compact figure …   Useful english dictionary

  • check something off — tick or otherwise mark an item on a list to show that it has been dealt with * * * ˌcheck sb/sthˈoff derived (NAmE) (BrE ˌtick sb/sth ˈoff) to put a mark (✓) beside a name or an item on a list to show that sth has been dealt with • Check …   Useful english dictionary

  • set something off — 1 the bomb was set off: DETONATE, explode, blow up, touch off, trigger; ignite. 2 it set off a wave of protest: GIVE RISE TO, cause, lead to, set …   Useful english dictionary

  • tick something off — ˌtick sb/sth ˈoff derived (BrE) (NAmE ˌcheck sb/sth ˈoff) to put a mark (✓) beside a name or an item on a list to show that sth has been dealt with • I ve ticked off the names of all those present …   Useful english dictionary

  • check something off — N. Amer. mark an item on a list to show that it has been dealt with. → check …   English new terms dictionary

  • show — 1 verb past tense showed past participle shown /SUn/ 1 PROVE (T) to provide facts or information that make it clear that something is true or that something exists: show (that): The latest poll clearly shows that most voters are unaware of this.… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • show off — verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously (Freq. 4) he showed off his new sports car • Syn: ↑flaunt, ↑flash, ↑ostentate, ↑swank • Derivationally related forms: ↑ostentation …   Useful english dictionary