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strut around

to stride around pompously. Stop strutting around in your new jeans and get to work! Tex was strutting around, showing off his new boots.
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strut in (to some place)

to stride pompously into a place. He strutted into the house as if he owned the place. Betty strutted in and sat down.
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strut one's stuff

Sl. to walk proudly and show off one's best features or talents. Get out there on that stage and strut your stuff! I'm going to strut my stuff and become a star.
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strut out of

some place to stride pompously or showily out of some place. The clowns strutted out of the tent and joined the parade through the big top. Tex strutted out of the saloon and got on his horse.
See also: of, out, strut

strut one's stuff

Behave or perform in an ostentatious manner, show off, as in The skaters were out, strutting their stuff. This expression uses strut in the sense of "display in order to impress others." [Slang; first half of 1900s]
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strut your stuff

COMMON If you strut your stuff, you do something which you know you are good at in a proud and confident way in order to impress other people. He was the type of guy who liked to show off and strut his stuff. This weekend, in parades across the nation, Irish Americans are strutting their stuff.
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strut your stuff

dance or behave in a lively, confident way. informal
1998 Country Life London is a place to hide in, to get lost in; New York is a stage on which to strut your stuff.
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ˌstrut your ˈstuff

(informal) proudly show your ability, especially at dancing or performing: I saw you at the club last night, strutting your stuff on the dance floor!
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strut out

To display something in order to impress others: Don't strut out your resume until you have more accomplishments to list. I couldn't wait to put on my new suit and strut it out at work.
See also: out, strut

strut one’s stuff

tv. to walk proudly and show off one’s best features or talents. Get out there on that stage and strut your stuff!
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strut (one's) stuff

To behave or perform in an ostentatious manner; show off.
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If it was applied on struts with existing damage, we would only be covering up issues.
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I saw the starboard strut was now sitting about five inches higher than normal--a clear indication of a severe malfunction.
Shocks and struts should normally wear out over time, although there are several factors that affect how much wear is occurring.
The wake effect is more pronounced in this case due to the presence of the struts.
1994) compared secondary sexual characteristics from male strut displays among three populations--one Gunnison Sage-Grouse population (Gunnison Basin, Colorado) and two Greater Sage-Grouse populations (Mono, California, and Jackson, Colorado).
n protection Struts are used to hold the sides of a deep trench
And it continued: 'It is clear that the weakened strut must have been very close to the point of failure for some considerable time and not only during the earlier stages of the accident flight.
To complicate matters further, tucked away in the corner of the first gallery is the sculpture Yale Piece, 1973: two wood panels kept upright and parallel by nine crisscrossed wood struts, each painted a different bright color.
The origins of elasticity from a microcellular analysis arise from a competition between the restoring force of the elastically deformed rubber and iPP struts and the strain energy necessary to rotate the plastic hinges.
Its roof is supported on 12 laminated timber portal frames trussed at their ridges with inclined 2 x 4in (50mm x 100mm) struts and steel rod ties.
You can turn almost any hollow- or solid-core door into a handy work surface or extra table with STRUTS the New Sawhorse.
PROVIDE FAST ASSEMBLY of back-to-back half-slot struts for new or retrofit applications with the CADDYSTS strut clamp.
Complicating matters: 25 different springs and two styles of struts.