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in (one's) own way
1. In a manner that is unique to oneself. No, I'm not great at accounting, but I do have a lot of business experience, so I think I can help you guys in my own way.
2. In a manner that one prefers. Aunt Edna always insists on doing everything in her own way—even if it takes twice as long.
in one's own way
1. as the best one can do; using a personal and individual strategy. I don't know the answer to the problem, but perhaps I can help in my own way. She couldn't go to war and carry a gun, but she helped the war effort in her own way.
2. in the special way that one wishes or demands. I don't like doing it your way. I want to do it in my own way. I prefer to do it in my own way.