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.
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call your own

If you have something to call your own, it belongs to you. I think you should have a place you can call your own. She has hardly had a moment to call her own for the last seven years.
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They haven't had a home could call own since Ken Purc opened a gym at the old Vill sure Centre.
I think the CALL Own the Night Two Table 1-4 has overly ambitious tables for what our IR phase lines really are.
Own the problem: The person who first answers the call owns the issue and is ultimately responsible for ensuring a positive outcome and satisfactory customer experience.