Translation of "have a mind of its own" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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have a mind of its own

mainly humorous

A machine or other object can be said to have a mind of its own if it seems to be controlling the way it behaves or moves, independently of the person using it.

This shopping trolley has a mind of its own. 这辆购物手推车自己还挺有主意的。

(Translation of “have a mind of its own” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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