hacer ostentación de

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hacer ostentación de(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to flaunt
Son unos nuevos ricos y siempre están haciendo ostentación de su dinero.They're nouveau riche and are always flaunting their money.
b. to parade
Dio varias vueltas a la plaza mayor haciendo ostentación de su nuevo carro.He drove around the main square several times to parade his new car.
c. to show off
Antonio es muy inteligente pero también muy humilde, no le gusta hacer ostentación de su inteligencia.Antonio is very intelligent but also very humble. He doesn't like to show off his intelligence.
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