Learn English Phrases Everyday [audio]

1. show off
Today we are going to learn “show off”. If you show off something that you have, you show it to a lot of people or make it obvious that you have it, because you are proud of it.
(1). Peter always tries to show off his French by using really hard words.
(2). Naomi was showing off her engagement ring.

2. rack up
Another phrase is “rack up”. If a business racks up profits, losses, or sales, it makes a lot of them. If a sportsman, sportswoman, or team racks up wins, they win a lot of games or races.
(1). Who racked up this month’s phone bill?
(2). Lower rates mean that firms are more likely to rack up profits in the coming months.

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