Meaning of “as if you owned the place” in the English Dictionary

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"as if you owned the place" in British English

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as if you owned the place

UK disapproving US like you owned the place

in a way that is too confident:

He walked into the office as if he owned the place.

(Definition of “as if you owned the place” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)