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full of (oneself)

Having an inflated view of one's importance, to the annoyance of others. Oh, he is so full of himself! Despite what he's told you, he is not the most valuable member of our team, believe me.
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*full of oneself

Fig. conceited; self-important. (*Typically: act ~; be ~.) Mary is very unpopular because she's so full of herself. She doesn't care about other people's feelings. She's too full of herself.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

full of oneself

Conceited, self-centered, as in Ever since she won the prize Mary's been so full of herself that no one wants to talk to her . This expression uses full of in the sense of "engrossed with" or "absorbed with," a usage dating from about 1600.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

full of yourself

very self-satisfied and with an exaggerated sense of self-worth; bumptious.
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ˈfull of yourself

(disapproving) feeling successful and very proud of yourself because of it: He came to see us last week, very full of himself because he had just been promoted.
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