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henkseleiden paukuttelu

English translation: being very boastful

08:44 Jun 22, 2004
Finnish to English translations [PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Finnish term or phrase: henkseleiden paukuttelu
This is obviously an idiom. Can someone help please?
Spencer Allman
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:53
English translation:being very boastful
Explanation:
being very boastful = literally, "banging one's braces (of trousers)", being very pleased with oneself, even to excess...
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Erkki Pekkinen
Finland
Local time: 09:53
Grading comment
Yes so something like 'blow one's own trumpet'?
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5being very boastful
Erkki Pekkinen


  

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being very boastful


Explanation:
being very boastful = literally, "banging one's braces (of trousers)", being very pleased with oneself, even to excess...

Erkki Pekkinen
Finland
Local time: 09:53
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Yes so something like 'blow one's own trumpet'?
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