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!
See also: horn, own, toot
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A sudden inspiration on how to toot your own horn will pay dividends.
Your prospects don't want to hear you toot your own horn.
In today's competitive workplace, unless you are willing to toot your own horn from time to time, you run the risk of being left behind as the horn blowers around you," she said.
So go ahead, toot your own horn and make music while doing so.
Grandma (somebody's granny at least, maybe one of mine or a friend's) said, "You better toot your own horn, because nobody else will," or something along those lines, and I'm doing it.
It gives you the opportunity to toot your own horn with the institutional backing of the ADAA and the American Dental Association.
I know it's not polite to toot your own horn, but I just love this issue of GRIT.
When you toot your own horn, your prospects rarely believe what you tell them.
It is sometimes the only opportunity you have to put your best foot forward, toot your own horn and show 'em what you've got.
Now, it's time to stand up and be counted, promote yourself, and toot your own horn.
Although sometimes it's difficult to toot your own horn, make sure your boss is aware of your accomplishments and the times you go above and beyond the call of duty so he/she knows about your successes to reward you with time off, bonuses or a raise.
Send out press releases and toot your own horn about recent successes.