own

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈəʊn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/oʊn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ōn)


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own

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. [own, bought, have] my own [home, house, car]
  2. [own] his very own [home]
  3. your own [writing, copy]
  4. your own (personal) [opinions, experiences]
  5. [proceed, continue, do so] at your own risk
  6. say it in your own [words, way]
  7. do it your own way
  8. your own way of [coping, speaking, working]
  9. [it's, live] their own lives
  10. it's my own fault (really)
  11. take your own advice
  12. took his own life
  13. paid (for) out of their own pockets
  14. bring your own [bottle, technology, device, phone]
  15. mind your own business
v
  1. own your [car, house]
  2. (don't) own a [smartphone, TV]
  3. owns [a store, the business]
  4. own your own [home, house, business]
  5. have never owned [my own, a]
  6. own a [cat, dog, pet]
  7. owns the [rights, copyright] (to)
  8. own and [operate, manage, maintain]
  9. own or [lease, rent]
  10. own [shares in, a percentage of] (a company)
  11. is owned by [him, the government, the public]
  12. [privately, independently, partially, publicly, jointly, previously] owned (by)
  13. own (up to) your [mistakes, failure]
  14. owned up to [stealing, saying, changing]
  15. [had better, should] own up
  16. US: slang: she just owned him
  17. US: slang: he (just) got owned (by)
pron
  1. [do it, am] (all) on my own
  2. get your own!
  3. [going, want, intend] to get my own back
  4. get your own back on them (for)
  5. got his own back for the [insult, rejection]
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