by one's own hand

EnglishEdit

Prepositional phraseEdit

by one's own hand

  1. (idiomatic) As a result of one's own actions, especially with reference to death by suicide.
    Like too many deeply depressed people, she died by her own hand.
    He gained all his wealth by his own hand.

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Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 01:44