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think for yourself

verb uk phrasal verb with think   /θɪŋk/ (thought, thought) us  
to make your own decisions and form your own opinions, without depending on other people: It's no good asking me all the time, Anna - you're going to have to learn to think for yourself.Freedom to actOpportunity
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