come into (one's) own

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come into (one's) own

1. Of a person, to reach a new level of maturity, independence, or success. Often said of young adults. Betsy has really come into her own this year. A full-time job, a new apartment—she's doing great!
2. Of a thing, to prove to be very useful or helpful. When you're waiting for the bus in freezing weather, your coat will really come into its own, believe me.
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come into one's (or its) own

to become independent; to be recognized as independent and capable, usually after much effort or time. Maria is coming into her own as a concert pianist.
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come into its/your own

If someone or something comes into their own, people start to see how successful or useful they are. He had practised psychotherapy, a training that came into its own in a camp of 2,000 prisoners. She really came into her own as a mother when her children grew older and were able to have a more adult relationship.
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come into your own

COMMON If someone or something comes into their own, they become very successful or start to perform very well because the circumstances are right. The goalkeeper came into his own with a series of brilliant saves. Take-away dinners come into their own when you're too exhausted to be bothered about cooking.
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come into its (or your) own

become fully effective, used, or recognized.
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come into (one's) own

1. To get possession of what belongs to one.
2. To obtain rightful recognition or prosperity: a concert pianist who has at last come into his own.
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But Palmdale has a new coach in Christine Marsh, and Highland of Palmdale has a senior coming into her own in Jillian Poitras.
Still, Prather, who may just be coming into her own, should blossom in her new post; with the right curatorial counterpart (meaning ear to the ground), the appointment--certainly Anderson's surest step to date--could play pretty solid.
She's coming into her own now, and that's what she's capable of,'' El Camino coach Lori Chandler said of Shun.
Says Meredith, ``We focus on the time in Laura Ingalls Wilder's life from ages 16 to 22, when she was a woman coming into her own.
I think she is really coming into her own this season.