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English definition of “do your own thing”

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do your own thing

informal
C2 to do what you want without worrying about what anyone else thinks of you
Translations of “do your own thing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 按照自己的方式做事,走自己的路…
in Chinese (Simplified) 按照自己的方式做事,走自己的路…
(Definition of do your own thing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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