be lost without (someone or something)

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be lost without (someone or something)

To be unable to function or understand things clearly without someone or something; to be helpless without someone or something. Ever since Mom died, I just feel like I'm lost without her. When it comes to repairing things, I'm usually lost without instructional videos. I'd be lost without my assistant--she's the only one who keeps my crazy life remotely organized.
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be/feel ˈlost without somebody/something

feel unable to work or live without somebody/something: I left my watch at home and I feel lost without it.I’m completely lost without my diary.
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Whoever our MPs are now, (I am lost without Pat Glass) they need to get off their backsides and start doing what they were elected for, along with their new 'pay rise', taking their salaries to nearly PS90,000.
Sleep tight my darling from your broken hearted wife Lynn xx WALTON GERALD (DAD) I am lost without you Dad.
I miss and love you so much, I am lost without you, I am so proud to be your Mum, I always did tell you how proud I was of you, you always cared for me, thank God for the precious son He blessed me with and I also know you will never leave me.
I am lost without my child," the grieving mother told the court.
He said at the time: "Di was my life and I am lost without her.
THE husband of a postmistress who was murdered above her quiet village store yesterday spoke of his devastation, saying: "I am lost without her.
My partner of 32 years died last year and I am lost without him.
Janet, a care worker, added: "I am lost without her and I just want her back for Christmas with the family where she belongs.
The old one was drowned in a pond in Portugal and I am lost without it.
How am I going to cope without you at Christmas, it has been the hardest year of my life, I don't know how I got through it, I say to myself every day I will see you again and it helps me cope with the pain, Mum I am lost without you.
Darling you were my mate and I am lost without you but you live on in my heart and always will do.
THE husband of a postmistress who was murdered above her quiet village store has spoken of his devastation, saying: "I am lost without her.
I really am lost without my glasses because I can't read anything without them.