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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)
Translations of “as if you owned the place”
in Chinese (Simplified) 神气得好像自己是主人, 喧宾夺主…
in Chinese (Traditional) 神氣得好像自己是主人, 喧賓奪主…
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