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Definición de “own” en inglés


determiner, pronoun     /əʊn/ US  /oʊn/
A2 belonging to or done by a particular person or thing: Each neighbourhood in New York has its own characteristics . I'd like to have my very own apartment . He wanted an apartment of his own. She makes all her own clothes . I'm going to be out tonight , so you'll have to get your own dinner (= prepare it yourself). Was that your own idea or did someone suggest it to you? You'll have to make up your own mind (= decide by yourself) what you want to do. I'd never have believed it if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes / heard it with my own ears . "Is that your mum's car ?" "No, it's my own (= it belongs to me)." James Joyce wrote in a style that was all his own (= that was not like that of anyone else ). We like to take care of our own (= take care of people who are members of our family , or who work for us).Particular and individualHaving and owning - general words (all) on your own B1 alone : I like living on my own.AloneSeparateness and isolation in space B1 without any help : I did my buttons up all on my own, Mummy .Unaided and working alone in your own time mainly UK If you do something in your own time , you do it at the speed at which you want to work .Calm and relaxed UK (US on your own time) during the time when you are not officially working : You may only use company computers to access the Web in your own time .Passive and not working Gramática:OwnOwn is a determiner and a pronoun.
(Definition of own determinerpronoun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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