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    what's my business is mine

    what's my business is mine. is that sentence a sort of idiom or just a regular sentence?
    thanks in advance

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    Re: what's my business is mine

    Quote Originally Posted by onurediperu View Post
    what's my business is mine. is that sentence a sort of idiom or just a regular sentence?
    thanks in advance
    I have never heard this expression, so I would consider it a "regular sentence" and not an idiom. So what does it mean? Perhaps it is a way of saying, "What is my business is my own affair." On the other hand, I have heard the expression, "Mine your own business."

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    Re: what's my business is mine

    Quote Originally Posted by kfredson View Post
    I have never heard this expression, so I would consider it a "regular sentence" and not an idiom. So what does it mean? Perhaps it is a way of saying, "What is my business is my own affair." On the other hand, I have heard the expression, "Mine your own business."
    Does that mean something like "create your own business"? It must come from "Mind your own business" Am I right?.

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    Re: what's my business is mine

    Quote Originally Posted by onurediperu View Post
    what's my business is mine. is that sentence a sort of idiom or just a regular sentence?
    thanks in advance
    Can we have more context? Maybe the person is talking about a real business or it could be metaphorical.

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    Re: what's my business is mine

    when the subject came up, he said, 'let's just say that i never abused a girl. so don't ask no questions. what's my business is mine.

    thanks a lot for your explanations

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    Re: what's my business is mine

    Quote Originally Posted by onurediperu View Post
    when the subject came up, he said, 'let's just say that i never abused a girl. so don't ask no questions. what's my business is mine.

    thanks a lot for your explanations
    Then, what he probably means is that he doesn't want to be disturbed anymore with that topic, he wants to be let alone. He knows what he's done or what he hasn't. But this is only my hypothesis

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