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  • 81 stew in one's own juice — {v. phr.}, {informal} To suffer from something that you have caused to happen yourself. * /John lied to Tom, but Tom found out. Now Tom is making John stew in his own juice./ * /I warned you not to steal those apples. You got caught, and you can… …

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  • 82 stew in one's own juice — {v. phr.}, {informal} To suffer from something that you have caused to happen yourself. * /John lied to Tom, but Tom found out. Now Tom is making John stew in his own juice./ * /I warned you not to steal those apples. You got caught, and you can… …

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  • 83 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

  • 84 blow\ one's\ own\ horn — • blow one s own horn • toot one s own horn v. phr. slang To praise yourself; call attention to your own skill, intelligence, or successes; boast. People get tired of a man who is always blowing his own horn. A person who does things well does… …

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  • 85 toot\ one's\ own\ horn — • blow one s own horn • toot one s own horn v. phr. slang To praise yourself; call attention to your own skill, intelligence, or successes; boast. People get tired of a man who is always blowing his own horn. A person who does things well does… …

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  • 86 take the law into one's own hands — To obtain justice, or what one considers to be justice, by one s own actions, without recourse to the law, the police, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑law * * * punish someone for an offense according to one s own ideas of justice, esp. in an illegal or… …

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  • 87 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 …

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  • 88 A Room of One's Own — is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published during 24 October 1929, [ [http://www.uah.edu/woolf/roompubhistory.html FAQ: A Room of One s Own, Publishing History] . Retrieved 7 August 2008.] it was based on a series of lectures she… …

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  • 89 A Place of One's Own — Infobox Film name = A Place of One s Own caption = Screenshot director = producer = writer = starring = James Mason Barbara Mullen Margaret Lockwood Dennis Price Dulcie Gray music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released = 1943 UK… …

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  • 90 do\ one's\ own\ thing — • do one s (own) thing v. phr. informal 1. To do what one does well and actually enjoys doing. Two thousand fans paid $15 each to hear the rock group do their thing. 2. To follow one s bent; for example, to be engaged in left wing politics, some… …

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  • 91 be one's own man — phrasal : to have command of oneself : not to be subject to another the college president must be his own man Harold Taylor * * * be one s own man To be independent, not answerable to anyone else • • • Main Entry: ↑man * * * be one s own man (or… …

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  • 92 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 …

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  • 93 stew in one's own juice — phrasal : to suffer the discomfort of conditions or circumstances brought about by oneself * * * stew in one s own juice To be left to reap the consequences of one s own actions • • • Main Entry: ↑stew * * * informal suffer anxiety or the… …

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  • 94 mind one's own business — {v. phr.} To not interfere in the affairs of others. * /He finally got tired of her criticism and told her to mind her own business./ …

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  • 95 on one's own hook — See: ON ONE S OWN ACCOUNT …

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  • 96 mind one's own business — {v. phr.} To not interfere in the affairs of others. * /He finally got tired of her criticism and told her to mind her own business./ …

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  • 97 on one's own hook — See: ON ONE S OWN ACCOUNT …

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  • 98 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… …

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  • 99 hoe\ one's\ own\ row — v. phr. To make your way in life by your own efforts; get along without help. David s father died when he was little, and he has always had to hoe his own row. Syn.: paddle one s own canoe, stand on one s own feet …

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  • 100 on one's own — idi on one s own a) through one s own efforts or resources b) living or functioning independently: She was on her own at 17[/ex] c) chiefly brit. by oneself; without company: I ll walk home on my own, thank you[/ex] …

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