shoot a line

shoot a line
хвастаться, бахвалиться, хвалиться

English-Russian australian expression. 2014.

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  • shoot a line — ► shoot a line Brit. informal describe something in an exaggerated, untruthful, or boastful way. Main Entry: ↑shoot …   English terms dictionary

  • shoot a line — verb show off • Syn: ↑boast, ↑tout, ↑swash, ↑brag, ↑gas, ↑blow, ↑bluster, ↑vaunt, ↑gasconade • Derivatio …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot\ a\ line — • drop a line • shoot a line v. phr. To write someone a short letter or note. Please drop me a line when you get to Paris; I d like to know that you ve arrived safely …   Словарь американских идиом

  • shoot a line Brit. — shoot a line Brit. informal describe something in an exaggerated, untruthful, or boastful way. → shoot …   English new terms dictionary

  • shoot a line —    to boast    The imagery is probably not from whaling:     He described his journey to Marseille, but left out the more adventurous episodes, deterred by some residual airman s code against what the men called shooting a line. (Faulks, 1998)… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • shoot a line — See: DROP A LINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shoot a line — See: DROP A LINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shoot a line —  1. Boast, n. line shooter Boaster.  2. Talk too much …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • shoot a line — boast, show off …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shoot — ► VERB (past and past part. shot) 1) kill or wound (a person or animal) with a bullet or arrow. 2) cause (a gun) to fire. 3) move suddenly and rapidly. 4) direct (a glance, question, or remark) at someone. 5) film or photograph (a scene, film,… …   English terms dictionary

  • shoot — [c]/ʃut / (say shooht) verb (shot /ʃɒt / (say shot), shooting) –verb (t) 1. to hit, wound, or kill with a missile discharged from a weapon. 2. to execute or put to death with a bullet. 3. to send forth (arrows, bullets, etc.) from a bow, firearm …  


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