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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It is so easy to feel you need more, Always discontented and even sore, And the benefit of the things you call your own, Is spoiled when envy of others' goods is shown.
We all need the same thing and the main ingredient is "love" keeping us together through bad times and good "Recognition" another word that we need, having a great effect on how we feel "Care" and "attention" both high on the list, bringing sunshine and smiles to keep us adrift And having a friend to call your own, sharing the same wavelength even on the phone Finding a heart that "understands"
With the ability to store on-camera settings, a choice of eight colors and matching accessories, you will have a camera you can truly call your own.
After all, a cozy home and a piece of land to call your own are as much a part of the American landscape as Will Rogers is.