blow one's own horn

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blow one's own horn

Also, blow one's trumpet. Brag about oneself, as in Within two minutes of meeting someone new, Bill was blowing his own horn. [Late 1500s]
See also: blow, horn
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One hates to blow one's trumpet but I have the dubious distinction of being the first journalist from the Middle East to break the silence on the genocide in Sudan.