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be a law unto himself/herself etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe a law unto himself/herself etcbe a law unto himself/herself etcINDEPENDENT PERSONto behave in an independent way and not worry about the usual rules of behaviour or what other people do or think Boys his age are a law unto themselves. law
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be a law unto himself/herself etcShe was a law unto herself and did what she wanted to do.
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