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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.
Translations of “be a law unto yourself”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自行其是,我行我素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自行其是,我行我素…
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