Idiom:  by yourself


Idiom:  by yourself (by oneself)

  • all alone

Example sentences

— If you just want to be by yourself, why don’t you say so?

— Driving you to all of your after school activities takes a lot of my time! I can't wait until you can drive by yourself.

— Do you really want to get an apartment by yourself? It'll be so expensive.

— My daughter is traveling by herself through Asia for two months so we're a bit anxious these days.

— I'm taking a trip all by myself next week—I just want to relax and get away from everyone.

— Why do you always want to be by yourself?  It's rude to stay in your room when guests are here.

— I'm an introvert, so I actually love being by myself.

— Please don't hound Andy to come out this evening. It's completely natural for him to want to be by himself for a few weeks after his mother passed away.

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