go one's way


go one's way
{v. phr.} 1. To start again or continue to where you are going. * /The milkman left the milk and went his way./ * /The man stopped and asked me for a match, then went his way./ Compare: GO ALONG, GO ON. 2. To go or act the way you want to or usually do. * /Joe just wants to go his way and mind his own business./ * /Don't tell me how to do my job. You go your way and I'll go mine./ * /George was not a good sport; when the game did not go his way, he became angry and quit./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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