stand on one's own two feet

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Definition of stand on one's own two feet

: to support oneself without help from other people You can't live with your parents forever. It's time to get a place of your own and learn to stand on your own two feet.

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“Stand on one's own two feet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20on%20one's%20own%20two%20feet. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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