blow your own horn

Blow your own horn
If you blow your own horn, you boast about your achievements and abilities. ('Blow your own trumpet' is an alternative form.)

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • blow your own horn — see ↑horn, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑blow blow your own horn (or toot your own horn) US informal : to talk about yourself or your achievements especially in a way that shows that you are proud or too proud We ve had a very successful year, and I think …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow your own trumpet — If someone blows their own trumpet, they boast about their talents and achievements.  ( Blow your own horn is an alternative form.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • blow your own trumpet — see ↑trumpet, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑blow blow your own trumpet Brit informal : to talk about yourself or your achievements especially in a way that shows that you are proud or too proud He had a very successful year and has every right to blow his …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow your own trumpet — blow (your) own trumpet British & Australian, American & Australian to tell other people how good and successful you are. Anyone will tell you she s one of the best journalists we ve got, although she d never blow her own horn …   New idioms dictionary

  • toot your own horn — see ↑horn, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑toot * * * blow/toot your own ˈhorn idiom (NAmE, informal) = ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow one's own horn — or[toot one s own horn] {v. phr.}, {slang} To praise yourself; call attention to your own skill, intelligence, or successes; boast. * /People get tired of a man who is always blowing his own horn./ * /A person who does things well does not have… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow one's own horn — or[toot one s own horn] {v. phr.}, {slang} To praise yourself; call attention to your own skill, intelligence, or successes; boast. * /People get tired of a man who is always blowing his own horn./ * /A person who does things well does not have… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow\ one's\ own\ horn — • blow one s own horn • toot one s own horn v. phr. slang To praise yourself; call attention to your own skill, intelligence, or successes; boast. People get tired of a man who is always blowing his own horn. A person who does things well does… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • toot\ one's\ own\ horn — • blow one s own horn • toot one s own horn v. phr. slang To praise yourself; call attention to your own skill, intelligence, or successes; boast. People get tired of a man who is always blowing his own horn. A person who does things well does… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • blow — blow1 W3S2 [bləu US blou] v past tense blew [blu:] past participle blown [ US bloun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wind moving)¦ 2¦(wind moving something)¦ 3¦(air from your mouth)¦ 4¦(make a noise)¦ 5¦(violence)¦ 6¦(lose an opportunity)¦ 7¦(waste money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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