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English definition of “as if you owned the place”

as if you owned the place

UK (US like you owned the place) disapproving
in a way that is too confident: He walked into the office as if he owned the place.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of as if you owned the place from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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