lone it

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lone it (third-person singular simple present lones it, present participle loning it, simple past and past participle loned it)

  1. (idiomatic) To go alone.
    • 1955-1956, Allen Ginsberg, Howl
      who loned it through the streets of Idaho seeking visionary indian angels who were visionary indian angels
    • 1967, S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders
      I had a long walk home and no company, but I usually lone it anyway, for no reason except that I like to watch movies undisturbed so I can get into them and live them with the actors. … So I loned it.
    • 1995, C.J. Cherryh, Rider at the Gate
      Gerry had taken hires he shouldn't have taken, loned it across the mountains in a season he shouldn't have.

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