Meaning of “leave sb to their own devices” in the English Dictionary

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"leave sb to their own devices" in British English

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leave sb to their own devices

C2 to allow someone to make their own decisions about what to do:

He seemed to be a responsible person, so I left him to his own devices.

(Definition of “leave sb to their own devices” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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