go it alone

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go it alone (third-person singular simple present goes it alone, present participle going it alone, simple past went it alone, past participle gone it alone)

  1. (idiomatic) To do something alone or independently, especially something that is normally or better done in groups.
    He quit working for the company and decided to go it alone as a consultant, instead.
    • 2017 March 27, “The Observer view on triggering article 50”, in The Observer[1]:
      So now the hard Brexiters say, with astonishingly cynical mendacity, that Britain would be better off going it alone.
  2. (card games) To play a hand without the assistance of one's partner.



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