on own hook


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on (one's) own hook

Without requiring or having been given instruction, prompting, or guidance from others; by one's own effort or energy. Few things impress employers more than implementing business solutions on your own hook. I just think Jennifer needs to do things on her own hook more, instead of waiting to see what her boyfriend wants to do all the time.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

on one's own hook

all by oneself. I don't need any help, lean do it on my own hook. She did it on her own hook without having to call on anyone.
See also: hook, on, own
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

on (one's) own hook

By one's own efforts.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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