Meaning of “be a law unto yourself” in the English Dictionary

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"be a law unto yourself" in British English

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be a law unto yourself

disapproving

to behave in a way that is independent and does not follow the usual rules for a situation:

Charlie, of course, never fills in the record forms but then he's a law unto himself.

(Definition of “be a law unto yourself” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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