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brag

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbragbrag /bræɡ/ ●○○ verb (bragged, bragging) [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 BOASTto talk too proudly about what you have done, what you own etc – used to show disapproval syn boast 🔊 ‘I came out top in the test, ’ he bragged.brag about 🔊 Ben’s always bragging about his success with women.brag that 🔊 Julia used to brag that her family had a villa in Spain.→ See Verb table
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bragI wish she'd stop bragging about how rich her parents are.I may be bragging about myself though.Immodest, she will brag about pressures she faces.In short, they have nothing to brag about.We have no company to brag on any more.And within the field, status comes from puffing up racial bragging points.Kevin used to brag that he'd had dozens of girlfriends.He bragged that he had made it with all five of the New York Dolls when he was sixteen.brag thatHe bragged that he had made it with all five of the New York Dolls when he was sixteen.The 35-year veteran of Capitol Hill can not brag that he knows how to pass bills through the Senate.He bragged that he needed a special licence to bring it on the bus.One of the guards bragged that he was in the Ku Klux Klan.A witness heard him bragging that he was responsible for all three murders.
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Verb table
brag
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybrag
he, she, itbrags
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybragged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bragged
he, she, ithas bragged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bragged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill brag
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bragged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bragging
he, she, itis bragging
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you, we, theyare bragging
Past
I, he, she, itwas bragging
you, we, theywere bragging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bragging
he, she, ithas been bragging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bragging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bragging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bragging
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