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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “throw sb back on their own resources”

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throw sb back on their own resources

to force someone to take care of themselves without help from others
丢下不管(强迫某人自己照顾自己)
When both his parents died, the boy was thrown back on his own resources.
当他的父母都逝世后,这个男孩不得不自己照顾自己。
Unaided and working alone
Translations of “throw sb back on their own resources”
in Chinese (Traditional) 丟下不管(強迫某人自己照顧自己)…
(Definition of throw sb back on their own resources from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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