come\ into\ one's\ own

v. phr.
To receive the wealth or respect that you should have.

John's grandfather died and left him a million dollars; when John is 21, he will come into his own.

With the success of the Model t Ford, the automobile industry came into its own.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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