To go it alone

(Card Playing) to play a hand without the assistance of one's partner.<- to="" do="" anything="" without="" the="" assistance="" of="" one's="" former="" associates="" -="">

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More people than ever are holidaying alone - with some people in relationships even taking singles breaks As many as 30 per cent of people across the UK have already taken a trip on their own, and about the same number are likely to go it alone in the future, a survey by financial services group Mint showed today.
Others choose to go it alone, comfortable in the knowledge that they can call on a network of fellow communicators if and when the need arises.