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English verb: shoot a line

1. shoot a line (communication) show off


Synonymsblow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, gasconade, swash, tout, vaunt


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Broader (hypernym)amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate


Narrower (hyponym)crow, gloat, puff, triumph









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