pleased with yourself

pleased with yourself
pleased with yourself phrase
very proud of something that you have done, especially in a way that annoys other people

Paul came back looking very pleased with himself.

Thesaurus: describing arrogant and over-confident people or behavioursynonym
Main entry: pleased

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ˈpleased with yourself idiom
(often disapproving) too proud of sth you have done

He was looking very pleased with himself.

Main entry:pleasedidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hug yourself — 1) to cross your arms tightly in front of your body She came to the door with him, hugging herself against the wind. 2) to feel very pleased with yourself I was hugging myself at the thought of what he would say when I told him the news …   English dictionary

  • Introducing yourself and other people — ◊ introducing yourself When you meet someone for the first time, and they do not already know who you are, you can introduce yourself by saying who you are. You may need to say Hello or make a remark first. I m Helmut, said the boy. I m Edmond… …   Useful english dictionary

  • introducing yourself and other people — ◊ introducing yourself When you meet someone for the first time, and they do not already know who you are, you can introduce yourself by saying who you are. You may need to say Hello or make a remark first. I m Helmut, said the boy. I m Edmond… …   Useful english dictionary

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