brag about (someone or something)

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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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What's the use of bragging about being from the North, or the South, or the old manor house in the dale, or Euclid avenue, Cleveland, or Pike's Peak, or Fairfax County, Va.
He keeps bragging about how hard Kovalev hits: 'he hit me on the arms and it was like and it was getting hit but nothing I've ever seen'.
Democrats bragging about the number of mandatory sign ups for Obamacare is like Germans bragging about the number of manditory (sic) sign ups for "train rides" for Jews in the 40s.
YOU were disappointed with actor Ray Winstone for bragging about not paying tax.
He sounds like he is bragging about getting a discount on salad bowls at Sur La Table.
A number of comments were made which prompted the researchers to consider issues of prestige, social acceptance, and bragging about the holiday.
IN the Premier League, it's all about the bragging rights this weekend, if you consider the title of "least worst team in North London" to be worth bragging about, that is.
A PRISONER spent months bragging about life behind bars - on Facebook.
Contrary to Becnel's preconceptions, he is no longer interested in bragging about his life of violence in the Los Angeles-based Crips and would prefer to denounce that way of life.
The woman, with a small child in a pushchair, was bragging about a night out she had the previous week.
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF BRAGGING ABOUT APPOINTMENTS OF OPENLY GAY PEOPLE TO THE ADMINISTRATION AND SOME FEEL-GOOD WORDS, WHAT GOOD CAME OUT OF THE CLINTON YEARS?
They will talk about reliability, service costs and how much better German sports cars are as well as bragging about all of the times they've overtaken Ferraris or seen them broken down by the side of the road.
Runners are notorious for bragging about low resting heart rates.
Margasak, the Chicago Reader critic, knew him as someone who went around town bragging about what a huge rock star this Yum-Yum record would make him.
YOU were disappointed with actor Ray Winstone for bragging about not paying tax RAY Winstone might think he's clever to avoid paying his taxes for 20 years.