toot (one's) own horn

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toot (one's) own horn

To boast or brag about one's own abilities, skills, success, achievements, etc. I don't mean to toot my own horn, but this pasta sauce I made is quite delicious! I can't stand being around Marcus ever since his company became such a massive success. The guy just can't stop tooting his own horn!
See also: horn, own, toot
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I don't want to toot my own horn, but I feel like it's the perfect PK.
Today I'd like to use this space to tell you an incredible story that allows me to both toot my own horn and mock bureaucrats and bemoan damaging regulation.
I don't want to toot my own horn here at all but I definitely have been to those places and was just honored to be a part of it as our team did such a wonderful job of conquering them.
Look, boss, I don't mean to toot my own horn, but did you see some of the customer-survey information my staff has gathered that has helped our company improve product designs, a key driver of increased sales?
No wonder so many of us take solace in saying, "I don't like to toot my own horn.
Not to toot my own horn but they always play my old stuff when I'm in a shop or wherever," the Sun quoted her as saying.
I feel like I have to toot my own horn much of the time, especially when the patient says, "I had a nurse stick me to get blood once, but you didn't have any trouble," and I repeatedly tell them, "I am not a nurse; I am an MLT; and I am trained to do this.
toot my own horn, it's nice to see that I wasn't that far off on that day nearly eight years ago when I sat down to sketch out Volvo's future.
And I don't want to toot my own horn, but there's another reason we're still going strong - we're a damn good band.
Just to toot my own horn a little, you can read what I had to say about NFLX heading into this earnings report by clicking here.
Not to toot my own horn, but even if my grandparents didn't know the song, they appreciate it.
I didn't want to toot my own horn, but I did think it was a pretty good play after watching it a couple of times," McNeal said.
I feel like I'm pretty good, but I don't want to toot my own horn," Wahlberg says, "I just want to let the work speak for itself and move on to the next thing.
I'm not trying to toot my own horn, but I can still do a lot in this game.