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get (or have) one's (own) way

Definition of get or have one's own way in English:

Get or do what one wants in spite of opposition: she got her way about going to art school
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  • But she has a reputation for getting her own way and that, coupled to her closeness to the First Minister, could be good news - if her way is the right way.
  • As it turns out, Adams did get his way in the end.
  • Over the past 6 years, he got used to having his way in the party - whether by sulking at the mildest of criticism, or by cracking the whip on apparatchiks.
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