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boast

US [boʊst]
UK [bəʊst]
  • n.夸耀;夸口
  • v.自夸;自吹自擂;有(值得自豪的东西)
  • Web吹牛;吹嘘;以有……而自豪
Simple Present:boasts  Present Participle:boasting  Past Tense:boasted  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
自夸;自吹自擂to talk with too much pride about sth that you have or can do
I don't want to boast, but I can actually speak six languages.
不是我吹嘘,我确实能讲六种语言。
She is always boasting about how wonderful her children are.
她总是夸耀她的孩子多么出色。
He openly boasted of his skill as a burglar.
他公然炫耀他的盗窃手法。
Sam boasted that she could beat anyone at poker.
萨姆吹嘘说打扑克牌谁都不是她的对手。
‘I won!’ she boasted.
“我赢了!”她夸口道。
2.
[t]
~ sth
有(值得自豪的东西)to have sth that is impressive and that you can be proud of
The hotel also boasts two swimming pools and a golf course.
那家酒店还有两个游泳池和一个高尔夫球场。
n.
1.
~ (that…)
夸耀;夸口something that a person talks about in a very proud way, often to seem more important or clever
Despite his boasts that his children were brilliant, neither of them went to college.
尽管他夸赞他的两个孩子聪明,他们却都没念上大学。
It was her proud boast that she had never missed a day's work because of illness.
她引以自豪的是她从未因病而耽误过一天工作。

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