Do you know who I am?

Do you know who I am?

cliché A rhetorical question used to impress upon another person in an arrogant and presumptuous manner that the speaker is especially important, powerful, famous, etc. A: "Excuse me, you'll have to wait your turn in line like everyone else." B: "Excuse me? Do you know who I am? I make more money in a week than you make all year!" A: "I don't care. Get in line." You can't turn down a job offer from me? Do you know who I am? I could have you blacklisted in this industry for the rest of your life!
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