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. 2014.

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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 — 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 …   Useful 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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