Meaning of “in a world of your own” in the English Dictionary

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"in a world of your own" in British English

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in a world of your own

also in another world

thinking your own thoughts and ideas and not giving much attention to what is happening around you:

When she was young, she lived in a world of her own and had very few friends.

(Definition of “in a world of your own” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"in a world of your own" in American English

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in a world of your own

not giving much attention to what is happening around you, because you are thinking about something else:

He won't hear you – he's off in a world of his own.

(Definition of “in a world of your own” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)