all alone

This page is about the collocation all alone

collocation pattern: adverb + adverb

Meaning

completely alone, or without friends or people you know

For example

  • I was scared because I was all alone.

  • There I was, all alone in a strange city with no friends and no money.

Note:
Also "all by yourself", "all by myself", "all by herself", etc.

Quick Quiz

I thought I was all alone, but

a. my clothes were in the cupboard

b. my friends were in the cupboard

c. they found me in the cupboard

Contributor: Matt Errey