“To boast” – What does it mean?

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Examples from the web:

  • It is a fact that countries with high taxes cannot boast of any visible success in the fight against alcoholism.
  • “I’ve sold more paintings than you ever will,” the artist boasted.
  • The city boasts a fine cathedral.
  • He boasts that he can speak six languages.
  • In comparison to other European countries, Poland can boast of significant achievements in the field of environmental protection.
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