From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English(all) on your own(all) on your owna)ALONEalone 🔊 I’ve been living on my own for four years now. 🔊 He didn’t want to be left on his own.b)HELPwithout anyone’s help 🔊 You can’t expect him to do it all on his own. 🔊 I can manage on my own, thanks. →own
Examples from the Corpus
left on ... own• I did not want to be left on my own.• Ipswich could have fallen furtherbehind after 54 minutes when Wilkinson sent Hendrie tearing through on the left on his own.• The hope, of course, was always that one would be left on one's own.• When he died of woundssuffered in the CivilWar, she was left on her own.• Shouldn't have been left on his own, but that's Rose Hilaire for you.• Starch had not been left on his own right away.• But we can't find him and are left on our own to experiment.• I was left on my own, with no help from anyone.