Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) bold and without shame
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    • tell a brazen lie
  • Analysis

    The adjective brazen refers to someone who behaves in a way which is shameless or disrespectful or refuses to abide by rules. As a verb brazen means to overcome or face something shamelessly.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. I caught John brazenly taking money out of my wallet. I don't know how he thought he was going to get away with it.
    2. It was so brazen of her to ask me if I was single in front of everybody.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. I had no choice but to fire Jane for her behaviour. She displayed a brazen disregard for the rules.
    2. When I confronted Sam with his error, he just tried to brazen it out instead of accepting responsibility.
    3. In the job interview, the candidate told us that she had five years of experience in the field. It was a brazen lie.
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