call (one's) own

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call (one's) own

To regard or claim something as under one's own control or belonging genuinely or solely to oneself. Many people are in dire poverty in this area, left with hardly anything to call their own. I've been dreaming of the day I have a car to call my own.
See also: call
References in classic literature ?
Now, Halford, before I close this letter, I'll tell you who Eliza Millward was: she was the vicar's younger daughter, and a very engaging little creature, for whom I felt no small degree of partiality; - and she knew it, though I had never come to any direct explanation, and had no definite intention of so doing, for my mother, who maintained there was no one good enough for me within twenty miles round, could not bear the thoughts of my marrying that insignificant little thing, who, in addition to her numerous other disqualifications, had not twenty pounds to call her own.
This new season is the first Kain can truly call her own.
Jessica wanted a chair she could call her own so she'd have a cozy spot to curl up and read.
Still, the rising star hasn't ruled out the possibility of finding a heroine to call her own.
Malcolm said: "Janet felt a bit out of things, so I thought the best thing was to buy her a tractor she could call her own.
I am thrilled that TD AMERITRADE came forward to support my goal of helping every woman in America to have an account she can call her own," said Suze Orman.
I want to take it home and put it on the refrigerator,'' Molly said of the dinosaur bone she could now call her own.