Dance to the beat of one’s own drum 我行我素

An expression about not following conventions. Find out what this phrase means and how to use it!
Describing a unique character!



表達 “dance to the beat of one’s own drum 跟著自己的鼓點跳動” 或 “march to the beat of one’s own drum 跟著自己的節拍走” 用來表示行為舉止與眾不同、我行我素。人們多用這個說法來形容一個人不隨波逐流、特立獨行。 


My brother never liked working in a conventional job. He’s tried everything! He’s always danced to the beat of his own drum.

Look, I respect the fact that you like to dance to the beat of your own drum but, just this once, could you please do what I’m asking?

Our neighbour, Sarah, is 85 and wears a purple tutu. She’s such a unique character! She always dances to the beat of her own drum.