Значение идиомы too big for one’s breeches

[too big for one’s breeches] or [too big for one’s boots] {adj. phr.} Too sure of your own importance; feeling more important than youreally are.

That boy had grown too big for his breeches. I’ll haveto put him back in his place.

When the teacher made Bob a monitor, he got too big for his boots and she had to warn him.


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