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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toot one’s own horn

verb
See also: horn, own, toot
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Without tooting her own horn as a translator, she managed to turn translation into an art form.
But Vicki is not tooting her own horn. She speaks to raise awareness and support for young people with disabilities.
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