On one's own

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Definition

(I finished this project) all on my own, on my own: (I finished this project) by myself, with no help, alone
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You're on your own!: You're by yourself! Fix it yourself! I'm not helping you!
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Examples

  • "You're on your own."
  • "There's this battle of the bands at a little bar I know and I'd really love to go, but not on my own."
  • "You're all capable of sorting out a printer jam on your own."
  • "Edward : Forget it Jean, I'm going to be brave and go to the rock gig all on my own, like a big boy."
  • "I'll raise it on my own."

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