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English definition of “the big I am”

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the big I am

UK informal disapproving
If someone is acting the big I am, or giving it the big I am, they are behaving as if they are very important: He was always giving it the big I am with his little gang.
Translations of “the big I am”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自大,自負,自以為是…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自大…
(Definition of the big I am from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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