have/get one's (own) way

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Definition of have/get one's (own) way

: to get or do what one wants to get or do despite the desires, plans, etc., of other people If I had my way, students at the school would all wear uniforms. often disapproving He is a spoiled child who always gets his (own) way.

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“Have/get one's (own) way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%2Fget%20one%27s%20%28own%29%20way. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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