go it alone
Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (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:
- So now the hard Brexiters say, with astonishingly cynical mendacity, that Britain would be better off going it alone.
- (card games) To play a hand without the assistance of one's partner.