be/become one's own man


: to be or become a man who is not controlled by other people or who is able to support himself without the help of other people
He left home and moved to the city to become his own man.

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“Be/become one's own man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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