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flash around

To show or reveal something, often in a quick gesture. A noun or pronoun can be used between "flash" and "around." Oh yeah, Katie's been flashing around her engagement ring constantly since Tom proposed—it's so annoying.
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flash something around

to display something so everyone can see it. (Usually something one would hold in one's hand.) Don't flash your money around on the streets. She flashed around the pictures of her grandchildren every chance she got.
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Basic works involve disassembly of existing straw coverings, ridge and eaves boards, replacement of battens, execution of flashing around the chimney, impregnation with biocide and fire protection of roof trusses, patches, ridge boards and eaves, as well as installation of roofing
Center the top of the trap on the flashing, lightly score the perimeter, notch the four corners, and attach with 3/8-inch staples as you fold the flashing around the top.
Binoculars are also good for looking at chimney flashing, and flashing around vents, pipes and other areas.
There appears to be a narrow gap between the siding and the flashing around the window.
These readings engage both the mundane of life-work and breakfast-and that which can only be described as divine-myriads of angels and light From heaven flashing around Saul.
Washington, Apr 14 ( ANI ): The gigantic ring Angelina Jolie has been flashing around after Brad Pitt proposed to her recently is estimated to cost 250,000 dollars.
He added: "Images of London burning and shops being looted flashing around the globe stopped domestic and international travellers from leaving home."
Chief executive Guy Parsons said: "Images of London burning and shops being looted flashing around the globe stopped domestic and international travellers from leaving home.
For the children at the Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs, it was enough that they were having their moment in the spotlight with all the cameras flashing around them.
Stanley Harrowby, treasurer of the Huddersfield Committee, accompanied me to a business meeting in the Royal Albert Hall when, on leaving, he stood transfixed as he watched The Squadronaires rehearsing for their evening show, with laser lights flashing around the magnificent building.
She's majestic and alluring in every way Inviting you all to "come and play" With a twinkle in her eye, she passes by Flashing around like a firefly.
When I looked out of the window a huge silver spinning-top shaped object with red and blue lights flashing around the middle was hovering about 30ft above the track.
Q My roof slates are stained by a white substance which appears to come from lead flashing around the chimney.
Many eyes were too tired to watch anyway, after being constantly distracted by those migraine-inducing adverts flashing around the perimeter of the pitch.
The face of Merthyr actor Jonathan Owen will be flashing around the glamorous promenade at the Cannes Film Festival this week - but he wishes he was actually there.