On my own/ On your own etc means ‘Alone ‘
On my own/ On your own etc means ‘ Alone ‘
- On my own = by myself
- On your own = by yourself ( singular)
- On your own = by yourselves (plural)
- On our own = by ourselves
- On their own = by themselves
- On her own = by herself
- On his own = by himself
- On its own = by itself
- Learner drivers are not allowed to drive on their own.(or by themselves)
- The box was too heavy for him to lift by himself.(or to lift on his own)
- A: Was there anybody with him when you met him yesterday?
- B: No, he was by himself.
- Those small children should not be allowed to go swimming by themselves.
- We didn’t get workers to decorate the reception hall. So we did all the decorations on our own. ( or by ourselves)
- I always take my family with me when I go on holiday. I don’t like to go on holiday on my own.