find (oneself) without (someone or something)

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find (oneself) without (someone or something)

To realize that one lacks someone or something, often unintentionally or unexpectedly. My husband must have taken the umbrella out of our car because I found myself without one in the midst of that downpour today.
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find oneself without someone or something

to discover that one no longer has someone or something. When I got to the head of the line, I found myself without a cent!
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Directed by Robert Rodriguez and co-written by (https://www.ibtimes.com/remembering-titanic-james-cameron-explains-why-jack-had-die-2619958) James Cameron and Laeta Kalogridis, the action flick follows cyborg Alita (Rosa Salazar), who's found in a junkyard and fixed up, only to find herself without any memory of who she is or the world around her.
As a teenager she would often find herself without a roof over her head and would have to knock on the door of a sister late at night to seek shelter.
"The Credit Union provides examples of when a customer might find herself without Cyenough money in [her] account to cover a transaction'-- such as when she Cyinadvertently miscalculate[s] [her] available balance,' or Cywhen funds from a recent deposit are not available,'" the judge wrote.
Intrigued, the writer does so, only to find herself without a satisfactory ending at the bottom of the pile, and compelled to chase the truth among those named within.
She should register with Ring and Ride, an excellent service for the disabled, should she ever find herself without transport again.
In the second scenario, the sponsorship process stops once the marital breakdown occurs, and the woman may find herself without status in Canada.
"But I would like to stress no woman in a desperate situation will find herself without some where to go.
Merry, training with Christie in Sydney as part of her winter build-up to Sydney 2000, could find herself without a coach if International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) investigators find the former Olympic 100 metres champion guilty of taking the drug.
But if Shebi - whose nickname in Cologne was Beanpole - dares to let Mr Duffy into a secret, she might find herself without a leg to stand on.
A distraught Jennifer tracks them down, but not before being stopped by fierce revolutionary guards and resourcefully escaping their clutches; she returns with her son to Tehran only to find herself without a place to say.