Who do you think you're talking to?

Who do you think you're talking to?

I am much more powerful, important, or influential than you seem to think, based on the way you are speaking to me. A: "Hey, go get me a fresh latte, would you?" B: "Excuse me? Who do you think you're talking to? I own this movie studio!" A: "Is there any way you could get us an extra ticket?" B: "Who do you think you're talking to? I'm run the box office—I can get you as many as you want!"
See also: talk, think, who
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Who do you think you're talking to?

Inf. Do you know the importance of the person who you are talking to? Who do you think you're talking to? I'm the boss here, you know? Don't talk to me that way! Who do you think you are talking to?
See also: talk, think, who
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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