toot (one's) own horn

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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!
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I am not sure where our collective inability to toot our own horn comes from but I suspect it has something to do with the business we are in--we are charged to be on the outside looking in--to always be objective.
HONORED Finally, please allow us to shift gears and take a moment to toot our own horn .
We normally don't like to toot our own horn here at HAPPI, but we just heard from our colleagues in Hong Kong that HAPPI CHINA earned "The Most Influential Media in China Cosmetics Industry" award at last month's China Beauty Expo in Shanghai.
It is important for us all to toot our own horn when we are making a difference
I don't want to toot our own horn or anything,'' he says, ``but it's obvious P.
We don't mean to toot our own horn, but no matter where SI's Anita Carson went throughout the show, we heard only one comment: "How can you wear those heels?
Our relationship with Chipotle is a true partnership, and a great way for us to toot our own horn in Apple Valley," said Gary Pahl of Pahl Farms in Apple Valley, Minn.
Our purpose here is only in passing to toot our own horn, as much fun as that is.
Though there are a handful of great companies that don't make the Fortune 500 (like Wolfe Video, Olivia Cruises and, if we can toot our own horn, CURVE), not every dyke can work at a lesbian-owned company.
Not to toot our own horn, but the Daily News pointed that out almost five months ago, just as the trend was cresting.
We can toot our own horn, but the validation that comes when a leader such as Yankee Group - who spent months vigorously analyzing everything a customer should consider - is an exciting boost for us," said James Segil, president of EdgeCast Networks.
Metaphor's Director of Marketing, Mary Long, adds, "With our new website, we are striving to do more than just toot our own horn.
We need to toot our own horn because we stood for something,'' she said.
Part of the problem stems from the fact that we, as individual environmental health professionals, don't toot our own horns.