go (one's) (own) way

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go (one's) (own) way

To proceed, act, or do things in a direction or manner as one so chooses or desires, especially as is distinct, separate, or different from that of others. After meeting resistance with her partner about how the business should be run, she decided to go her way and open her own law firm. Tom doesn't have a huge amount of friends, but I've never worried about him; he just likes to go his own way in life, and that's fine by me.
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Lynn Rosenblum, one of your big supporters, tells me you guys are great singers who met in the high school choir, went your own ways for a couple of years, and are now roommates using your feet and your voices to turn talk into action.