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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Toot your own horn. "There is no better person to tout your successes than you, a fact that women often ignore.
Check out Liza's amazing Beautiful Girls cover (her fave NMG art) from May/June 2006 and her "toot your own horn" girl on page 10.
You just might be surprised with how well people start to listen when you toot your own horn a little.
A sudden inspiration on how to toot your own horn will pay dividends.
Program: "Toot Your Own Horn." Cost: $7 breakfast, $1.50 coffee or tea.
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.
His response: "Go Bio, f-k that Chinese humility and Catholic modesty, you are now in America and you have to toot your own horn to get ahead!"
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.
Don't be afraid to toot your own horn. Let the community know about your unique work environment, and your employees and their notable achievements (at and outside work).
Now is the perfect time to toot your own horn. Be the first to let clients, customers and tenants know that your company can solve their problems and add value.
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.