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possess

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get your own back

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  • get revenge
  • pay (someone) back
  • hit back at
  • retaliate against
  • get even with
  • take revenge against
  • even the score with

hold your own

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on your own: alone

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on your own: independently

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to keep at one's disposal

to recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

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have ownership or possession of

belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself)

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Afterwards his son, King Louis, abolished the infantry and began to enlist the Switzers, which mistake, followed by others, is, as is now seen, a source of peril to that kingdom; because, having raised the reputation of the Switzers, he has entirely diminished the value of his own arms, for he has destroyed the infantry altogether; and his men-at-arms he has subordinated to others, for, being as they are so accustomed to fight along with Switzers, it does not appear that they can now conquer without them.
This guardian experience I had gained early; this guardian experience had sternly and strictly guided me straight along my own poor narrow path, without once letting me stray aside, to the right hand or to the left.
This daughter of Atlas has got hold of poor unhappy Ulysses, and keeps trying by every kind of blandishment to make him forget his home, so that he is tired of life, and thinks of nothing but how he may once more see the smoke of his own chimneys.
I would entertain myself in forming and directing the minds of hopeful young men, by convincing them, from my own remembrance, experience, and observation, fortified by numerous examples, of the usefulness of virtue in public and private life.
I can't live with any one, or be dependent on them, tell aunt Glegg; I must get my own bread.
You will oblige me -- and you will certainly not sacrifice your own convenience and pleasure -- by staying through that interval with your friends at St.
Our instruments enable us to perceive craters, with the inner cones so common to all our own volcanoes, giving reason to believe in the activity of innumerable burning hills at some remote period.
The gentleness and gratitude of her disposition would secure her all your own immediately.
Then, I continued, no physician, in so far as he is a physician, considers his own good in what he prescribes, but the good of his patient; for the true physician is also a ruler having the human body as a subject, and is not a mere money-maker; that has been admitted?
Some scruples and some reluctance the widowerfather may be supposed to have felt; but as they were overcome by other considerations, the child was given up to the care and the wealth of the Churchills, and he had only his own comfort to seek, and his own situation to improve as he could.
Do you mean that you are building it yourself, with your own hands, no one to help you?
She lifted one hand with theatrical solemnity--and luxuriously terrified herself with her own horrors.
And true it is that he did many of these things; but had he done nothing more I should have left him to have recorded his own merit on some fair freestone over the door of that hospital.
When there, at her own particular request, for she was impatient to pour forth her thanks to him for fetching her mother, Colonel Brandon was invited to visit her.
Your attempt to put on any other disposition than your own will infallibly result in your becoming ridiculously gushing and offensively familiar.