on one's own account
phrasal 1. on one's own behalf 2. at one's own risk 3. by oneself ; on one's own

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • On one's own account — Account Ac*count , n. [OE. acount, account, accompt, OF. acont, fr. aconter. See {Account}, v. t., {Count}, n., 1.] 1. A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on\ one's\ own\ account — • on one s own account • on one s own hook informal adv. phr. 1. For yourself; as a free agent; independently. After they had picked out the class gift, members of the committee did some shopping on their own account. 2. See: of one s own accord …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on one's own account — ► on one s own account with one s own money or assets. Main Entry: ↑account …   English terms dictionary

  • on one's own account — or {informal}[on one s own hook] {adv. phr.} 1. For yourself; as a free agent; independently. * /After they had picked out the class gift, members of the committee did some shopping on their own account./ 2. See: OF ONE S OWN ACCORD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's own account — or {informal}[on one s own hook] {adv. phr.} 1. For yourself; as a free agent; independently. * /After they had picked out the class gift, members of the committee did some shopping on their own account./ 2. See: OF ONE S OWN ACCORD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's own account — for oneself. → account …   English new terms dictionary

  • on\ one's\ own\ hook — • on one s own account • on one s own hook informal adv. phr. 1. For yourself; as a free agent; independently. After they had picked out the class gift, members of the committee did some shopping on their own account. 2. See: of one s own accord …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on one's own hook — See: ON ONE S OWN ACCOUNT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's own hook — See: ON ONE S OWN ACCOUNT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On one's own hook — Hook Hook (h[oo^]k; 277), n. [OE. hok, AS. h[=o]c; cf. D. haak, G. hake, haken, OHG. h[=a]ko, h[=a]go, h[=a]ggo, Icel. haki, Sw. hake, Dan. hage. Cf. {Arquebuse}, {Hagbut}, {Hake}, {Hatch} a half door, {Heckle}.] 1. A piece of metal, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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