in your own right

in (one's) own right

Through one's own talents or efforts. His father was a hall-of-famer, and he's a pretty good basketball player in his own right.
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in your own ˈright

because of your own skills, qualifications, work, etc. and not because of other people: She is the daughter of a world-famous actor but this prize will make her famous in her own right.
See also: own, right