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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Zola is convinced that if Fabio Capello was to find himself without Barry then Parker, West Ham's player of the year, would be the perfect alternative.
"It is a travesty that Colin, one of the foremost players in the country, should find himself without income outside of international rugby for eight months."
Sharon had better listen or he will find himself without a friend in the world.
Woodward could find himself without Healey and fellow scrum-half Matt Dawson for the Lloyds TSB Six Nations Championship opener against Scotland on February 2.
Clark pre deceased him he might find himself without a bishop willing to give him a Catholic funeral.