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

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be a law unto yourself

disapproving to ​behave in a way that is ​independent and does not ​follow the ​usualrules for a ​situation: Charlie, of ​course, never ​fills in the ​recordforms 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)
Translations of “be a law unto yourself”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自行其是,我行我素…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自行其是,我行我素…
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