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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Tooting his own horn, Zachariou said parliament "was right all along about the unfair terms of contract against borrowers, and my statement today is intended to make borrowers aware of a decision that relates to a specific bank, all of whose contracts are like that.
According to the paper, the signs were introduced during the administration of a mayor who was famous for tooting his own horn, Ed Koch.
And because Kevin is not tooting his own horn, everyone trusts that what Kevin's sponsor says about Kevin is true.
Since Jim Koch may be leery of tooting his own horn these days, we will do it for him.
While his rivals for the Formula One world title muttered bland generalities about their chances of taking his crown, Schumacher could be heard tooting his own horn all around the Hungaroring.