Bedeutung von “own” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective, pronoun, determiner us uk /əʊn/
Extra Examples
We look on him almost as our own son.He made his own decision - I had nothing to do with it.He doesn't earn much. All the same, he ought to pay for some of his own drinks.She equalled her own world record in the race.It's hard work, but it's for your own good.

A2 belonging to or done by a particular person or thing:

It was my own idea.
Each student has their own dictionary.
Petra makes all her own clothes.
"Is that your mum's car?" "No, it's my own (= it belongs to me)."
of your own

belonging to someone or something:

I'll have a home of my own (= home belonging only to me) someday.
(all) on your own

B1 alone:

Jessica lives on her own.

B1 If you do something on your own, you do it without any help from other people:

She's raised three kids on her own.

(Definition von “own adjective, pronoun, determiner” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)