One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he has his own reasons’
personal, individual, particular, private, personalized, idiosyncratic, characteristic, unique
1‘I own this house’
be the owner of, possess, be the possessor of, be the proud possessor of, have in one's possession, have to one's name, count among one's possessions, have, keep, retain, maintain, hold, be blessed with, enjoy, boast
2‘she had to own that she felt a little that way herself’
admit, allow, concede, grant, accept, accede, acknowledge, recognize, agree, confess
‘we so often feel guilty and are afraid to own up’
confess, confess to, admit to, admit guilt, plead guilty, accept blame, accept responsibility, acknowledge, acknowledge that, tell the truth, tell the truth about, make a clean breast of it, tell all
come clean, come clean about, spill the beans, get something off one's chest
hush up, conceal
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