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English definition of “go your own way”

go your own way

When people or groups of people choose to go their own way, they decide to live or work without continuing their previous personal or business relationship : After a couple of years together, we realized we weren't suited to one another and decided to go our own ways .Separating and dividing Grammar:WayWay is a noun and adverb.Grammar:Way as a nounAs a noun the most common meanings of way are ‘method or style’, ‘route, direction, road’ and ‘distance’:Grammar:Way as an adverbWe can use way informally as a degree adverb to mean ‘a lot’:Grammar:In the way, on the wayWe use in the way for things that are obstructing a path or stopping us from getting somewhere:
(Definition of go your own way from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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