fend for oneself


: to do things without help : to do basic activities by oneself
They had to fend for themselves while their mother was away.
He's been fending for himself since his wife died.

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“Fend for oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fend%20for%20oneself. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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