Definition of plough a lonely or one's own furrow in English:
Follow a course of action in which one is isolated or in which one can act independently: it is more sensible for the college as a whole to act than for individual departments to plough a lonely furrow
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- Many collectors are fiercely independent and plough their own furrow.
- They're so divorced from any other music right now, plowing their own furrow, yet still intimately connected to the fabric of contemporary culture.
- A latecomer to rugby, he has always ploughed his own furrow.
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