1 : to praise oneself extravagantly in speech : speak of oneself with excessive pride boasting about her accomplishments. 2 archaic : glory, exult. transitive verb. 1 : to speak of or assert with excessive pride He liked to boast that he was the richest man in town.
How do you pronounce the word boast?
Do you pronounce the T in Mountain?
“Mountain” is usually pronounced “moun’-nnn”, with the ” ‘ ” representing a “glottal stop”. So you would say “moun”, ending with the tip of your tongue above the top teeth, as if to begin sounding the T, but you don’t actually say it; you vocalize a ‘nnn’ instead
How is the number 6 pronounced?
How do the British pronounce zero?
In British English, zero is normally used only in scientific writing. In conversation, British speakers usually say “nought”, or to a lesser degree, “oh”.
How does Nike pronounce Nike?
The correct way to pronounce “Nike” is so that it rhymes with “spiky”.
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