plough a lone furrow

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plough a lone/lonely furrow

  (mainly British literary)
to do something alone and without help from other people He'd always been happier working in isolation, ploughing a lone furrow.
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Their best chance fell to central defender Darren Moore in the 15th minute but he headed over the bar and for the rest of the match Jason Roberts was left to plough a lonely furrow up front.