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strut (one's) stuff

To act or perform with brazen, ostentatious confidence. I swear these dogs know they're being judged—look how they strut their stuff! After a year of training, he went up onto the stage to strut his stuff.
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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 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

INFORMAL
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 (one's) stuff

Slang
To behave or perform in an ostentatious manner; show off.
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Not to be outdone, the cabbie begins to strut his stuff and grabs his dance partner round the waist.
My spy tells me: "Kate really had to encourage him to get up and strut his stuff.
Kadoodle is king of the barnyard and likes to strut his stuff, including crowing all hours of the day and night.
It was a great film and a rare chance for Duvall, one of our most treasured supporting actors, to strut his stuff in a meatier role.
Besides knowing just about everyone worth knowing in Hollywood, Eric is one of the more dynamic editors in the magazine business, so we're excited to be able to bring him in and give him a chance to strut his stuff," Brisotti said.
Derry are at their best when they release Paddy McCourt to go and strut his stuff and when they keep the ball moving.
Logan had a chance to strut his stuff Saturday before more than 200 people who gathered in Thousand Oaks to raise money for the new Conejo Valley branch of the nonprofit Ride On.
All winning entries will be eligible for a random drawing to win two roundtrip tickets to Chicago to see Rodman strut his stuff.