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bragging rights

The authority and freedom to boast or brag of one's achievements that comes from having won a contest or succeeded in some way, especially against a close rival. The game matters little to either team's statistics, but it will ensure bragging rights for the rest of the year.
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brag about (someone or something)

To boast about someone or something, perhaps to an excessive or unwarranted degree. I can't stand being around Marcus ever since his company became such a massive success. The guy just can't stop bragging about it! You're my daughter, and you have such good grades—of course I'm going to brag about you!
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brag about someone or something

to boast about someone or something; to talk proudly about someone or something. He bragged about how selfish he was. Jill brags a lot about her kids.
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bragging rights

If a person or an organization has bragging rights, they have a reason to be proud. Colleges want to compete for the most talented kids if only for bragging rights. Being acknowledged by a rock band carries certain bragging rights.
See also: brag, right
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Bragger also pointed out that many Dubai residents who travel for the summer decide to give up their dogs instead of kennel them.
But, what if that humble bragger, #blessed hashtag user, yoga pose picture-taker, is a friend that you know and love?
I don't recall," shrugged George, "you're not really a bragger, Carter.
Fruision senior scientist Dr Judy Bragger said Kiwi plants are exposed to more ultraviolet radiation than those growing at a similar latitude in Europe of North America, and this caused them to produce more secondary metabolites - organic compounds that are not directly involved in the normal plant growth.
Last week, organiser Codeworks announced Fancy Hands founder Ted Roden had been added to the speaker list, not long after the withdrawal of Forsst's Kyle Bragger.
886 - Sheffield: S Young 69 75; I Clarke 79 76;N Rogers 72 71; J Bragger 75 70; M Hammond 76 80; T Perry 72 71.
Meanwhile, informed sources said the Jeddah Summary Court, which is looking into the case of Mazen Abdul Jawad, the bragger, had not ignored the letter of Abdul Jawads lawyer demanding the transfer of the case to the Ministry of Information.
Mr Bragger and his partner Norma Grey have turned one of the rooms in the pub on Wind Street into Marciano's Bar as a tribute to the boxer.
Deanna Bragger is more than just a neighbour to Wendy Cowan - she has become her best friend, confidante and a member of the family.
But the couple split and last year John moved in with his 23-year-old cousin Sarah Bragger.