get above oneself

idiom

Definition of get above oneself

chiefly British
: to think oneself more important than one really is We are pleased by his success, but we worry that he might be getting above himself.

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“Get above oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20above%20oneself. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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