in (one's) own sweet time

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in (one's) own sweet time

At one's own preferred pace, with little regard for how others feel about it. Don't worry, I'll get the assignment done, just in my own sweet time, OK?
See also: own, sweet, time

do something in your ˌown sweet ˈtime/ˈway

(informal) do something how and when you want to, even though this might annoy other people: I tried to give her some advice but she just went on in her own sweet way.It’s no use trying to hurry him. He’ll do it in his own sweet time.
See also: own, something, sweet, time, way