be your own boss

be your own boss
be your own boss phrase
to work for yourself and not be employed by someone else

I’d really like to be my own boss.

Thesaurus: to work, and to work in a particular waysynonym
Main entry: boss

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  • be your own boss — ► to work for yourself, not for an employer: »I always wanted to be self employed, to be my own boss, and do things the way I thought they should be done. Main Entry: ↑boss …   Financial and business terms

  • be your own boss — to work for yourself and not be employed by someone else I d really like to be my own boss …   English dictionary

  • boss — [bɒs ǁ bɒːs] noun [countable] informal 1. the person who employs you or who is in charge of you at work: • I ll have to ask my boss for a day off. 2. a manager with an important position in an organization: • What they need to do is lobby… …   Financial and business terms

  • boss — [[t]bɒ̱s[/t]] ♦♦ bosses, bossing, bossed 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft poss N Your boss is the person in charge of the organization or department where you work. He cannot stand his boss... Occasionally I have to go and ask the boss for a rise.… …   English dictionary

  • boss — boss1 [ bɔs, bas ] noun count *** 1. ) the person who is in charge of you at work: I ll ask my boss if I can have a day off next week. a ) MAINLY JOURNALISM someone with a powerful position in an organization: the local Communist Party boss in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • boss — I UK [bɒs] / US [bɔs] / US [bɑs] noun [countable] Word forms boss : singular boss plural bosses *** 1) the person who is in charge of you at work I ll ask my boss if I can have a day off next week. a) mainly journalism someone with a powerful… …   English dictionary

  • boss — 1 noun (C) 1 the person who employs you or who is in charge of you at work: I ll have to ask my boss for a day off. | be your own boss (=work for yourself rather than being employed by someone else) 2 informal a manager with an important position …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • boss*/*/ — [bɒs] noun [C] I 1) the person who is in charge of you at work I ll ask my boss for a day off next week.[/ex] 2) someone who has a powerful position in an organization • be your own boss to work for yourself and not be employed by someone… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Your Mother Wouldn't Like It — infobox television show name = Your Mother Wouldn t Like It format = Comedy runtime = 30 mins caption = Loaf (Ian Kirkby) in the Christmas edition starring = Ian Kirkby Paul Stark Tom Anderson Karen Murden Christina Norris Steven Ryde Simon… …   Wikipedia

  • Pointy-Haired Boss — The Pointy Haired Boss (often abbreviated to just PHB) is Dilbert s boss in the Dilbert comic strip. He is notable for his gross incompetence and unawareness of his surroundings, yet somehow retains power in the workplace. In the Dilbert TV… …   Wikipedia

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