Plough our own furrow - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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plough (one's) own furrow
To do something in isolation; to act without the help or influence of others. Primarily heard in UK. I tried to offer Jonathan help with the project, but he'd rather plough his own furrow. As an artist, I think you should try to plough your own furrow before worrying what other people might want.
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This is an opportunity for the Assembly to show that post-devolution we in Wales can plough our own furrow
He said: 'We have now taken stock of our situation and determined the best way forward for LDV in the immediate term will be to plough our own furrow