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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

toot (one's) own trumpet

To boast or brag about one's own abilities, skills, success, achievements, etc. I don't mean to toot my own trumpet, but this pasta sauce I made is quite delicious! I can't stand being around Marcus since his company became such a massive success. The guy just can't stop tooting his own trumpet!
See also: own, toot, trumpet
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As it was the song he had been singing when he was struck by a flying bottle (in Richmond, Virginia) three years ago, Toots was probably gratified that it was having the effect he originally intended.
The Belgian royal family said it was "deeply moved by (the) passing away of Toots Thielemans, one of the greatest jazzmen.
Toots has been absent from the stage for almost three years after being attacked by a drunken fan in the US in 2013 - since when he has received intensive medical therapy and been cleared by his doctor to resume touring.
Toots and the Maytals' compositions would be given a second airing from 1978 to 1980 during the reggae-punk and ska revival period in the UK, when The Specials included Monkey Man on their 1979 debut album and The Clash produced their version of Pressure Drop.
Toots engaged with the crowd throughout his performance, enticing them to join in with a sing back for their international hit, Funky Kingston.
Tonight I'll be the teacher, you're the student," Toots tells us, launching a sprightly Sweet and Dandy, then a calypso-tinged Louie Louie.
Draw for next Wednesday's final: 1Dynamo Droopy, 2 Broomefield Girl, 3 Katies Champ, 4 Dynamo Lucy, 5 Rock It Belle, 6 Rock It Toots.
When it comes time for servicing these toots, they are re-tipped and sharpened.
Now in his 80s, Toots toots tunefully throughout the album.
The iLife suite includes new versions of the company's popular multimedia applications, iPhoto, for example, now features a selection of photo editing toots not found in previous versions, while iMovie, already used at a number of colleges and universities, now includes the ability to capture and edit high-definition video.
TOOTS & THE MAYTALS: ``True Love'' (V2/BMG) - Two stars
There was a day in 1812 when the Mississippi River flowed backwards," Toots tells a group of guests while steaming down the Ohio River on the way to the confluence of two great rivers.
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