自吹自擂 zì chuī zì léi
He is an agreeable fellow, but likes to blow his own horn.
Don’t believe him; he’s just boasting.
I don’t want to blow my own trumpet, but I think it’s pretty good.
Dennis likes trumpeting his own praises.
The man liked to blow his own trumpet.
Boasters brag most when they cannot be detected.
He that boasts of his knowledge proclaims his ignorance.
His boast that he can drink ten pint of beer impress nobody.
He draw off a pint of beer from the barrel.
He is always blowing his trumpet.
He is always blowing his own trumpet.
They love to boast, though often with tongue in cheek.
And so the colors went on boasting, each convinced of his or her own superiority.
Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude.
The person who habitually blows his own horn soon loses friends.
In fact, I am continuously astonished by people in the company who fall victim to their own propaganda.
Virtually, I am constantly astonished by people in the company who were fooled by their own exaggerated statements.
The coastal candidate talked a lot about his political ambitions, which annoyed everyone at the party.
God, grant me strength to accept those things I cannot change.
Just as a nouveau riche may squander his money to boost his image and inflate his ego, a country has the same temptation.
It probably comes as no surprise that the capital of film making in America boasts several haunted move theaters.
Anthony makes much of the fact that he passed his O-level French exam, but so did thousands of other people.
But I don’t know that I ought to brag about my own ineffectiveness, because I’m in very good company.
Be tactful, loving and still show her due respect, though you may have a different view from hers.
I have always said that you have to blow your own horn. Because if you don’t do it, who is going to do it for you?
Nobody likes an egomaniac, so try not to brag too loudly. Count your blessings and accept the applause you’ve earned graciously.
It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting.
Before you were born, your parents weren’t as boring they are now. They got that way form paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you are.
Before you were born, your parents weren’t as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you are.
But while the histrionic is overly-emotional, invested in intimacy, and self-dramatizing (“drama queen”), the somatic narcissist and the psychopath are cold and calculating.