be lost without (someone or something)

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be lost without (someone or something)

To be helpless or unable to function 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.
See also: lost, without

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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I am lost without him and heartbroken, as are my children Sarah and Jonathan."
I know it is repetitive to say that I am lost without him, but I am.
I cannot wait to be with him again, as I am lost without him. I hope you can put my mind at rest, Sally.
My partner of 32 years died last year and I am lost without him. He was a very controlling person and I did everything for him.