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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

toot (one's) own trumpet

To boast or brag about one's own abilities, skills, success, achievements, etc. I don't mean to toot my own trumpet, but this pasta sauce I made is quite delicious! I can't stand being around Marcus since his company became such a massive success. The guy just can't stop tooting his own trumpet!
See also: own, toot, trumpet
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Toots and the Maytals' compositions would be given a second airing from 1978 to 1980 during the reggae-punk and ska revival period in the UK, when The Specials included Monkey Man on their 1979 debut album and The Clash produced their version of Pressure Drop.
Toots engaged with the crowd throughout his performance, enticing them to join in with a sing back for their international hit, Funky Kingston.
Tonight I'll be the teacher, you're the student," Toots tells us, launching a sprightly Sweet and Dandy, then a calypso-tinged Louie Louie.
Although he has painted Toots Thielemans several times, he has never painted him on such a large a canvas.
This set involving roots reggae greats Toots & the Maytals is less offensive than usual since the songs are so good they overshadow the straining egos.
IT was the catnap to beat all catnaps when Toots the tabby settled down to grab 40 winks in a chest of drawers - and slept for eight days.
Just as employees have to change their way of thinking about their jobs, management has to change the way it approaches international markets, Mr Toots says.
Ziggy Marley, UB40, Toots, Sly & Robbie, Matisyahu, and More Contribute Newly Recorded Tracks
Toots was born in Southbridge, the youngest son of Louis Bachand and Marie (Chouinard) Bachand.
Stephane Grappelli and Toots Thielemans have been considered jazz giants for so long that the uniqueness of this classic encounter may be taken for granted.
Toots and the Maytals are celebrating their 50th anniversary with the biggest UK tour they have ever done.
But if there were one reggae superhero I'd pick to keep the flag flying, I'd look to Mr Toots Hibbert, one of reggae's founding fathers who continues to deliver compelling reasons to believe well into his pensionable years.
Toots Hibbert is Do The Reggay rocked Jamaica Toots And The Maytals' Pressure Drop inspired The Clash and The remains a force from soul to country with his recent Radiohead "I praise Jah, I People keep pleasing and I love them," he typically exuberant performance Radio 2 special.