One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be excessively proud of oneself.‘she dressed me up fit to kill and I must confess I had a few tickets on myself as I walked’
- ‘Some people have tickets on themselves; other people just sniff and say ‘if you need to ask, you couldn't afford me.’’
- ‘Mariah, you might have noticed, has tickets on herself.’
- ‘Oooh, he certainly has tickets on himself, doesn't he?’
- ‘Here's a star centre who, unlike many in the Auckland and Canterbury teams, doesn't have tickets on himself.’
- ‘His girlfriend has married his brother, the affable local copper (Andrew S Gilbert), and everyone is suspicious about why the bloke who always had tickets on himself is back.’
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