make (something) one's own

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Definition of make (something) one's own

: to adapt (something) to oneself so that it belongs to oneself The apartment wasn't much, but she'd made it her own. He embraced her enthusiasm and made it his own.

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“Make (something) one's own.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20%28something%29%20one%27s%20own. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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