as if you own the place
as if (one) owns the place
In a supremely confident way. The phrase sometimes indicates that the speaker is annoyed by such confidence. Ugh, the boss's son always walks through the office as if he owns the place. I want you to walk into that interview as if you own the place—no false modesty.
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as if you own the placein an overbearing or self-important manner. informal
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