English version

have something (all) to myself

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhave something (all) to myselfhave something (all) to myselfINDEPENDENT PERSONto not have to share something with anyone else Everyone else had gone out and I had the apartment all to myself. myself
Examples from the Corpus
have something (all) to myselfI had a whole lane in the swimming pool to myself.I get home and I have no time to myself.I have an office to myself.I must have been jealous of her life away from me, and wished to have her entirely to myself.I have been re-transformed to myself and this civilised gloom.I have a duty to myself and to my reader to express what follows with truth and dignity.The bedroom upstairs is all ready for my brother, and I'd prefer to have that floor to myself anyway.I didn't have Mum to myself because all the others were around.I have said to myself that that is wrong.
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