alardear
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alardear(
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lahr
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deh
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to flaunt; often used with "de")
a. to boast
Javier alardeó de su mansión y sus yates.Javier boasted about his mansion and his yachts.
b. to brag
El veterano de guerra no alardeó de sus medallas.The war veteran didn't brag about his medals.
c. to show off
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A Pablo le gusta alardear cuando me gana al ajedrez.Pablo likes to show off when he beats me in chess.
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alardear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
alardear deto show off about
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alardear
intransitive verb
to boast; brag;de about;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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