know (one's) own mind

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know (one's) own mind

To be firmly resolute and confident in one's ideas, intentions, plans, or opinions. I've never worried too much about the effects of peer pressure on Kelly, as she really knows her own mind on what's right or wrong.
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know your own mind

be decisive and certain.
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know your own ˈmind

know what you want or like: At 25 you’re old enough to know your own mind and make these decisions for yourself.
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Look, there's no easy way to do it, but you're a woman in your 30s who knows her own mind, so take some strength from that.
Solicitor Ms Hobey-Hamsher said: "No child should ever have to persuade either doctors or a court that when her mother says she wants to die, she knows her own mind.
Jo plays Nana V, a woman who definitely knows her own mind but also has a certain fragility about her.
She certainly knows her own mind and likes to be left to do her own thing.
You are a woman who knows her own mind and knows exactly what you want to get out of life, and you would not stand for that sort of behaviour.
I've met her a few times, she's lovely, she knows her own mind, which I think is good, you need that in a judge," he said.
In that context, Ms Walsh is clearly a woman who knows her own mind.
She knows her own mind and is not afraid to speak it.
Girls Aloud's Cheryl Cole is a lady who knows her own mind.
Anyone who saw the brunette in the BB abode will understand she's a lady who knows her own mind, and the same is true here.
Now there's a woman who knows her own mind, but by the time she's carried out the interviews she may be in need of tent pegs for her duvet.
She may only be 14 but she is very headstrong and knows her own mind.
I'm sure your mum isn't an idiot - she sounds like an active, independent woman who knows her own mind and is determined to live her life to the full.
She is strong and independent, and she knows her own mind.
She knows her own mind too and, for that matter, that of her hubby: it was reportedly on her insistence that he scaled down his business interests to spend more time with the family.