27/JAN/2010 2:41 AM
||put on airs (or wannabe)
I think that "wannabe" is a lot more common idiom than "to put on airs".
A wannabe is someone who wishes to be or do something, but lacks the qualifications or talent.
- That wannabe thinks he's too smart
That wannabe thinks she's gonna win BBB 10
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put on airs Vitor rj 25/JAN/2010, 1:32 PM
put on airs Fran 25/JAN/2010, 5:20 PM
put on airs PPAULO 25/JAN/2010, 11:02 PM
put on airs Tiago T. 26/JAN/2010, 11:59 PM
put on airs (or wannabe) Fran 27/JAN/2010, 2:41 AM
put on airs (act superior or snobish; lord it over PPAULO 27/JAN/2010, 7:39 AM
put on airs The Earl of S'wich(es) 30/JAN/2010, 8:32 AM
to The Earl of ... (put on airs ) Fran 30/JAN/2010, 6:14 PM
(put on airs ) Marquis de Switches 30/JAN/2010, 10:00 PM
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