stand on one's own feet
phrasal to think or act independently

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stand\ on\ one's\ own\ feet — • stand on one s own two feet • on one s own feet • stand on one s own two feet v. phr. To depend on yourself; do things yourself; earn your own living; be independent. After his father died, John had to stand on his own feet and earn his own… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stand on one's own feet — ► stand on one s own (two) feet be or become self reliant or independent. Main Entry: ↑stand …   English terms dictionary

  • stand on one's own feet — or[stand on one s own two feet] {v. phr.} To depend on yourself; do things yourself; earn your own living; be independent. * /After his father died, John had to stand on his own feet and earn his own living./ * /You should learn to stand on your… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand on one's own feet — or[stand on one s own two feet] {v. phr.} To depend on yourself; do things yourself; earn your own living; be independent. * /After his father died, John had to stand on his own feet and earn his own living./ * /You should learn to stand on your… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand on one's own feet — phrasal or stand on one s own legs 1. : to support oneself : make a living : manage one s own affairs 2. : to think or act independently * * * stand on one s own (two) feet be or become self reliant or independent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stand on one's own feet — be self sufficient …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • stand on one's own feet — Australian Slang be self sufficient …   English dialects glossary

  • on one's own feet — See: STAND ON ONE S OWN FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's own feet — See: STAND ON ONE S OWN FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand on one's own legs — phrasal see stand on one s own feet …   Useful english dictionary

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