keep oneself to oneself


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keep (oneself) to (oneself)

To refrain from attempting to communicate or make connections with others. You'll never make friends if you keep yourself to yourself all the time. The old man down the streets always kept himself to himself. I never even knew his name until my parents pointed out his obituary.
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keep oneself to oneself

to remain aloof. He does tend to keep himself to himself. Keep yourself to yourself, and you'll be all right there.
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keep oneself to oneself

see under keep to oneself.
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