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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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feel lost without (someone or something)

To feel unable to function or understand things clearly without someone or something; to feel helpless without someone or something. Ever since Mom died, I just feel lost without her. When it comes to repairing things, I usually feel lost without instructional videos. I'd feel lost without my assistant—she's the only one who keeps my crazy life remotely organized.
See also: feel, 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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It's kinda weird now; I feel lost without my beanie.
According to the digital traveller research, other tourists from the UAE would feel lost without their smartphones and worry about technology failing or batteries running out.
We cram as much as we can into every day and feel lost without our calendars to keep it all clear in our overcrowded minds.
I still talk to the man abroad every day and feel lost without him.
My guitar, I feel lost without it when I'm away from home for just a few days.
Once the score is removed, we sometimes feel lost without the notes in front of us.
Almost a fifth of parents believe their under 16-year-olds are "addicted" to gadgets, while more than a quarter say their children would feel lost without them.
Each mentioned the absence of their new partners and another theme I Feel Lost Without Them emerged.
Their multiple capabilities prove to be so vital that their users literally feel lost without them when they lose power and are therefore temporarily unavailable.
Some of us feel lost without our smartphones or iPads.
But I'm so attached to the thing that I'd feel lost without it.
Angelina said, 'I feel lost without you - like I'm being abandoned.
I can survive for days on end with little more than a change of pants and socks, but then I feel lost without my bulky camera equipment.