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English definition of “be your own person/woman/man”

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be your own person/woman/man

to be in control of your life and not allow other people to tell you what to do: Nobody tells me how to live my life - I'm my own man.
Translations of “be your own person/woman/man”
in Chinese (Traditional) 獨立自主, 自己做主,自己拿主意…
in Chinese (Simplified) 独立自主, 自己做主,自己拿主意…
(Definition of be your own person/woman/man from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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