...the reason she thought he was conceited was because he happened to mention to her that he was captain of the debating team.
He’s a conceited sonuvabitch.
He’s conceited, but he’s very generous in some things.
He was too conceited.
A little thing like that, and she thought he was conceited!
She told Roberta he was too conceited—and the reason she thought he was conceited was because he happened to mention to her that he was captain of the debating team.
There was this one boy at Elkton Hills, named James Castle, that wouldn’t take back something he said about this very conceited boy, Phil Stabile.
James Castle called him a very conceited guy, and one of Stabile’s lousy friends went and squealed on him to Stabile.
Every time you mention some guy that’s strictly a bastard—very mean, or very conceited and all—and when you mention it to the girl, she’ll tell you he has an inferiority complex.
The trouble with girls is, if they like a boy, no matter how big a bastard he is, they’ll say he has an inferiority complex, and if they don’t like him, no matter how nice a guy he is, or how big an inferiority complex he has, they’ll say he’s conceited.