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.
eg:
(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.
eg:
(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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