Be one's own master - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be (one's) own master
To not be subject to or controlled by others, especially at work or at home. I have to be my own master, so I couldn't work in a big company like you and have to answer to a boss.
be your own ˈmaster/ˈmistress be free to make your own decisions rather than being told what to do by somebody else: There’s no point trying to tell him what to do. He’s his own master, as you know.