This page is about the phrasal verb show off
to do something to get attention or admiration, but in a way that annoys some people
- show off She only bought that expensive phone to show off, you know. She can't even use it properly.
- show off The main reason they formed the band was to show off in front of the girls at school.
Usually used in a negative or critical way, to express dislike of the way someone is behaving.
Mark loves to show off. He's always trying to
Contributor: Matt Errey