Note. 可用動詞 brag 或 boast 來表示.
Note. full of beans, full of bull, full of it.
10. 挫挫銳氣; 消消氣焰
Note. be quiet, shut up, shut your trap, pipe down, zip it, hush up.
A. Hi Jane! Hi Mike! What are you guys doing?
B. Well, speak of the devil, Tom! We were just talking about you.
A. Is Kevin really that good at basketball?
B. He says he is, but I think he's just blowing smoke.
A. Do you want to listen to the politician's speech tonight?
B. I never listen to politicians. So many of them are just full of hot air.
A. Tim is always bragging about how great of a a tennis player he is.
B. He should play with my brother Alex some time. I promise you that Alex will take him down a notch.
A. How do you like the new office manager?
B. She's driving me crasy. She insists on having a finger in every pie.
A. The children are arguing about who gets to play with the toy.
B. Well, tell them to put a lid on it. Otherwise, I'm going to take the toy away.