have (someone or something) (all) to oneself

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Definition of have (someone or something) (all) to oneself 

: to be in a situation in which one is not required to share someone or something with anyone else I'm happy to have you to myself tonight; it will give us a chance to talk privately. We have the entire evening to ourselves. She has the house all to herself this weekend.

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