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To think you are important - thesaurus

Synonyms

condescend

verb

to behave in a way that shows that you think you are more important or more intelligent than other people

lord it over someone

to treat someone in a way that shows that you think you are better or more important than them

do something as if you own the place

to behave in an annoying way that shows that you think you can do whatever you want

flatter yourself

to persuade yourself that you are better, more attractive, more important etc than you are

think the world revolves around you

to think that other people and things are not as important as you are

fancy yourself

to believe that you are very attractive, clever, or good at something in a way that is annoying

go to someone’s head

if success goes to someone’s head, it makes them think that they are better or more important than they really are

get above yourself

to start to think that you are more important than you really are

have a big/swollen head

to believe that you are very intelligent, important etc

think you’re the bee’s knees

to think you are very clever and important

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be too big for your boots

to behave as if you are more important than you really are

get on your high horse

to behave as if you know more or are better than anyone else

go Hollywood

to behave as if you think you are a very important person in the film business

play God

if someone plays God, they use their power or authority to make important decisions that you think a person should not make, especially decisions about whether people live or die

queen it over someone

if a woman queens it over other people, she annoys them by behaving as if she were more important than they are

sell tickets on yourself

to think that you are very important or impressive

think the world owes you a living

to think that you are more important, interesting etc than other people

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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