take matters into one's own hands

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Definition of take matters into one's own hands

: to do something oneself instead of waiting for other people to do something

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“Take matters into one's own hands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20matters%20into%20one%27s%20own%20hands. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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