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English-German translation for: to do one's own thing [realize one's potential]
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idiom to do one's own thing [realize one's potential]sich selbst verwirklichen
Partial Matches
to do one's own thingsein Ding durchziehen [ugs.]
idiom to do one's own thingsein eigenes Ding machen
idiom to do one's own thingsein eigenes Süpplein kochen [fig.] [bes. österr. südd.]
to hold one's own [idiom] [persevere in one's beliefs]seinen Mann stehen [Redewendung] [sich bewähren]
to come into one's own [idiom] [find one's calling]seine Berufung finden
idiom to be scared out of one's skin [mixed metaphor: to be scared out of one's wits and to jump out of one's skin]zu Tode erschrocken sein
to sandbag [coll.] [to conceal one's true potential]sichAkk. zurückhalten [sein wahres Potenzial nicht ausspielen]
gastr. to do one's own cookingselbst kochen
Unverified to cover one's mouth [with one's hand]sichDat. den Mund zuhalten
to do sth. on one's ownetw. im Alleingang machen
to do sth. on one's ownetw. in eigener Regie machen
med. to bruise one's sth. [e.g. one's knee]sichDat. etw. prellen [z. B. das Knie]
Unverified to blow one's money [with and for one's friends]sein Geld auf den Kopf hauen [Redewendung] [verjubeln]
to hold one's horses [idiom] [check one's enthusiasm, etc.]die Luft anhalten [ugs.] [Redewendung] [sich zurückhalten, stille sein, innehalten]
to pay one's dues [idiom] [meet one's (financial) obligations]seinen Verpflichtungen nachkommen [bes. den finanziellen]
to let one's guard down [idiom] [lower one's guard]unachtsam werden [in seiner Wachsamkeit nachlassen]
to do sth. of one's own free willetw. aus freiem Willen tun
to do sth. of one's own free willetw. aus seinem freien Willen (heraus) tun
to hold one's horses [dated] [coll.] [idiom] [rein in one's enthusiasm]sichAkk. zurückhalten
to risk one's skin [idiom] [less frequently for: risk one's neck]Kopf und Kragen riskieren [Redewendung]
to take one's seat [idiom] [sit down in one's usual place]Platz nehmen [geh.] [Redewendung] [sich auf seinen Platz setzen]
to take one's seat [idiom] [sit down in one's usual place]seinen Platz einnehmen [sich auf seinen angestammten oder zugewiesenen Platz setzen]
to (step) up one's game [coll.] [idiom] [improve one's strategy / performance]eine Schippe drauflegen [ugs.] [Redewendung]
to (step) up one's game [coll.] [idiom] [improve one's strategy / performance]sichAkk. weiter verbessern
to have one's face on [Am.] [coll.] [have applied one's makeup]geschminkt sein
to act according to one's words [put one's words into practice]nach seinen Worten handeln
to get kicked out of one's home [coll.] [by one's parents]zu Hause rausfliegen [ugs.]
idiom to put one's best foot forward [Br.] [idiom] [do one's utmost]sein Bestes tun / geben [Redewendung]
to nail one's colours to the mast [Br.] [idiom] [clearly state one's opinion]Farbe bekennen [Redewendung] [deutlich Position beziehen]
to pay one's dues [idiom] [do one's duty if one likes it or not]seine Schuldigkeit tun [Redewendung] [tun, wozu man verpflichtet ist]
to keep one's end up [coll.] [idiom] [to perform one's own part of an agreement]seinen Teil einhalten [einer Abmachung]
to be on one's beam-ends [coll.] [idiom] [also: to be on one's beam ends]auf dem letzten Loch pfeifen [Redewendung]
to be on one's beam-ends [coll.] [idiom] [also: to be on one's beam ends]auf dem Trockenen sitzen [Redewenung]
to maintain sth. [e.g. discipline, a claim, one's reputation, one's rights]etw.Akk. wahren [z. B. Disziplin, einen Anspruch, sein Ansehen, seine Rechte]
to pound the table [fig.] [assert one's position (and have one's way)]auf den Tisch hauen [fig.] [ugs.] [sich energisch einsetzen (und durchsetzen)]
to take sth. out [e.g. one's purse from one's pocket]etw.Akk. zücken [z. B. seinen Geldbeutel]
to check out [settle one's bill, pay for one's purchases]bezahlen
to walk the walk {Idiom} [coll.] [to suit one's actions to one's words]seinenDat. Worten Taten folgen lassen
to drink sth. away [one's money, one's fortune, etc.]etw.Akk. vertrinken [sein Geld, sein Vermögen etc.]
to dissemble sth. [one's feelings, one's intentions, etc.]sichDat. etw.Akk. nicht anmerken lassen [seine Gefühle, Absichten etc. verbergen]
to open sth. wide [one's mouth, one's eyes]etw.Akk. aufreißen [ugs.] [den Mund, die Augen]
to do one last thingein Übriges tun
to do one more thingein Übriges tun
to beckon sb. to do sth. [with one's hand]jdn. durch Handzeichen zu etw.Dat. auffordern
to wipe sth. [one's feet, one's shoes]etw.Akk. abtreten [die Füße, die Schuhe]
to abandon one to one's own devices [idiom]jdn. sich selbst überlassen
to leave one to one's own devices [idiom]jdn. sichDat. selbst überlassen
to cover sb.'s mouth [with one's hand]jdm. den Mund zuhalten
to be one's ownjdm. allein gehören
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