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fight your own battles

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfight your own battlesfight your own battlesto argue with someone, or compete in a difficult situation, without having help from other people – used to show approval It’s all right, Mum. I can fight my own battles. battle
Examples from the Corpus
fight your own battlesWe invaded Ireland and fought our own battles there.Surely it is better for the townsfolk themselves to develop the necessary skills to fight their own battles?She has a talent for playing modern women who must find the inner strength to fight their own battles.
fight your own battlesfight your own battlesto fight for what you want, without needing help from other people Mum, I can fight my own battles now. fight
Examples from the Corpus
fight your own battlesShe has a talent for playing modern women who must find the inner strength to fight their own battles.Surely it is better for the townsfolk themselves to develop the necessary skills to fight their own battles?We invaded Ireland and fought our own battles there.
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