blow your own trumpet

blow (your) own trumpet British & Australian, American & Australian to tell other people how good and successful you are.

Anyone will tell you she's one of the best journalists we've got, although she'd never blow her own horn.


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  • blow your own trumpet — see ↑trumpet, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑blow blow your own trumpet Brit informal : to talk about yourself or your achievements especially in a way that shows that you are proud or too proud He had a very successful year and has every right to blow his …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow your (own) trumpet — british phrase to proudly tell other people about your own achievements and successes I don’t want to blow my own trumpet, but I think it’s pretty good. Thesaurus: to boast or show offsynonym Main entry: blow …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow your own trumpet — If someone blows their own trumpet, they boast about their talents and achievements.  ( Blow your own horn is an alternative form.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • blow your own trumpet —    If someone blows their own trumpet, they boast about their talents and achievements.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • don't blow your own trumpet — do not boast about one s own accomplishments …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blow your own horn — see ↑horn, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑blow blow your own horn (or toot your own horn) US informal : to talk about yourself or your achievements especially in a way that shows that you are proud or too proud We ve had a very successful year, and I think …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow your own horn — If you blow your own horn, you boast about your achievements and abilities. ( Blow your own trumpet is an alternative form.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • blow own trumpet — blow (your) own trumpet British & Australian, American & Australian to tell other people how good and successful you are. Anyone will tell you she s one of the best journalists we ve got, although she d never blow her own horn …   New idioms dictionary

  • toot your own horn — see ↑horn, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑toot * * * blow/toot your own ˈhorn idiom (NAmE, informal) = ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow — blow1 W3S2 [bləu US blou] v past tense blew [blu:] past participle blown [ US bloun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wind moving)¦ 2¦(wind moving something)¦ 3¦(air from your mouth)¦ 4¦(make a noise)¦ 5¦(violence)¦ 6¦(lose an opportunity)¦ 7¦(waste money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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