Meaning of “fend for yourself” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “fend for yourself” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 strike left 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)