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fend for yourself

phrasal verb with fend  /fend/ verb
to take ​care of and ​provide for yourself, without ​depending on anyone ​else: The ​strikeleft a million commuters to fend for themselves in getting to ​work.
(Definition of fend for yourself from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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