English version

too clever/rich/good etc by half

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtoo clever/rich/good etc by halftoo clever/rich/good etc by halfBritish English informalANNOY very clever, rich etc in an annoying way That boy’s too arrogant by half. half
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too clever/rich/good etc by halfThe arithmetic can not be faulted - and may well be judged too clever by half.
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