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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Sir Terry said: 'I think it's tremendous that Wales has such a marvellous musical talent to call our own.
We've had some trials and some struggles, but thanks to this program now we do have a place to call our own and a home we can share with our families," he says.
There was an assumption afoot that once we had a show to call our own, we would unilaterally embrace it.
After nearly a year of ongoing renovation and remodeling, we now have a spectacular work space to call our own, and we're very proud to have our name on the door.
We in the Valley need a conveniently located venue to call our own.
We couldn't do four-digit dialing between locations; we paid high long-distance tolls just to call our own offices; and if you wanted to leave a message for two people in different offices, you had to leave it twice.