all to yourself/himself/herself/themselves

idiom

: not shared with anyone : not in company with anyone else
She had the house all to herself.

Examples of all to yourself/himself/herself/themselves in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Director Bob Fosse holds that record all to himself for Cabaret (Oscar), Liza With A Z (3 Emmys), and Pippin (2 Tonys) all in 1973. Pete Hammond, Deadline, 14 June 2024 The concept is a row of up to three seats that economy passengers can reserve all to themselves on long-haul flights. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 12 June 2024 Like Khrushchev in his time, Putin is rattling the nuclear saber to prove to everyone—and perhaps above all to himself—that Moscow will not be defeated. Sergey Radchenko, Foreign Affairs, 3 Apr. 2023 Many renters in Charlotte pay to have a bathroom, living room and kitchen all to themselves — but for some people, one room is enough. Chase Jordan, Charlotte Observer, 10 May 2024 Two people can also choose to pay $200 a night to have guaranteed private use of the lighthouse all to themselves for five nights, Sunday-Thursday, according to the DRLPS website. Gabe Hauari, Detroit Free Press, 22 Feb. 2024 Partygoers dressed in Dodiee enjoyed having the NoHo hotspot all to themselves, bouncing between a game of pool and trying classic cocktails. Concetta Ciarlo, Vogue, 12 Feb. 2024 As Africa’s musical imprint around the world continues to become more prominent, its artists now have a Grammy category all to themselves: Best African Music Performance. Ethan Millman, Rolling Stone, 31 Jan. 2024 With Hepburn being too cool for school, Babs and her sheer, sequined sailor pantsuit had the moment all to herself. Lester Fabian Brathwaite, EW.com, 10 Mar. 2023

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Dictionary Entries Near all to yourself/himself/herself/themselves

all too often

all to yourself/himself/herself/themselves

all-turned

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“All to yourself/himself/herself/themselves.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20to%20yourself%2Fhimself%2Fherself%2Fthemselves. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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