stand\ on\ one's\ own\ two\ feet

stand\ on\ one's\ own\ two\ feet
• stand on one's own two feet
• on one's own feet
• stand on one's own two feet
v. phr.
To depend on yourself; do things yourself; earn your own living; be independent.

After his father died, John had to stand on his own feet and earn his own living.

You should learn to stand on your own two feet.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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