do own thing


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do your own thing

to follow your interests, esp. without worrying about what other people think I know artists who won't let anyone or anything interfere with doing their own thing, even if it means not having any money.
Related vocabulary: your own person
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do your own thing

  (informal)
to do exactly what you want without following what other people do or worrying about what they think You have to give your children a certain amount of freedom to do their own thing.
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do (one's) own thing

Slang
To do what one does best or finds most enjoyable: "I get paid to try cases and to do my thing on trial" (Bruce Cutler).
See also: thing