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airs and graces

false ways of behaving that are intended to make other people feel that you are important and belong to a high social class: He was always putting on airs and graces. She's got no reason to give herself airs and graces.
Translations of “airs and graces”
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝腔作勢,擺架子, 矯揉造作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装腔作势,摆架子, 矫揉造作…
(Definition of airs and graces from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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