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be your own person/woman/man

to be in ​control of ​yourlife and not ​allow other ​people to ​tell you what to do: Nobody ​tells me how to ​live my ​life - I'm my own man.
(Definition of be your own person/woman/man from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be your own person/woman/man”
in Chinese (Simplified) 独立自主, 自己做主,自己拿主意…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獨立自主, 自己做主,自己拿主意…
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