do one’s (own) thing

do one’s (own) thing
tv. to do what one wants; to do what pleases oneself no matter what others think.
She’s going to start doing her own thing for a change.
I’ve always done my thing, and I don’t see a great amount of benefit from it.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • do one's own thing — informal follow one s own inclinations regardless of others. → thing …   English new terms dictionary

  • do one's own thing — informal follow one s own interests or inclinations regardless of others …   Useful english dictionary

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