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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Chantelle Fitzpatrick was 18 when she was evicted from a flat in North Shields and found herself without anywhere to live.
Basils, also featured alongside Coun Sharon Thompson (Lab, North Edgbaston), cabinet member for homes and neighbourhoods, who as teenager also found herself without a permanent home.
DOGS Trust Merseyside are celebrating after finding 12,000 dogs their forever homes - but there is cause for double celebration as the dog who takes the accolade had found herself without a home for the second time.
Presenting the Bill to the Commons back in 2017, Ms Lewell-Buck, highlighted the case of a South Shields woman with four children under 10 who found herself without money for electricity, gas or any food for her family - and who couldn't afford transport to get to a foodbank.
Kamenetz, who died unexpectedly of cardiac arrest on May 10.<br />Ervin declared her intent to take the spot at the top of the ticket later that month and tapped Johnson, a business owner and immigrant from El Salvador, as her running mate.<br />Kamenetz's death posed significant challenges for Ervin who found herself without access to money raised by her running mate and linked to her former ticket on the state ballot.<br />Last week, Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge William C.
Having found refuge in boxing after her parents divorced and she found herself without a place to live in, the Sports Authority of India hostel in Aizawl has been her home for five years now.
Presenting the Bill to the Commons for the first time last year, she highlighted the case of a South Shields woman with four children under 10 found herself without money for electricity, gas or any food for her family - and who couldn't afford transport to get to a foodbank.
Everything was to be equally divided and after he left, Fiona found herself without the broken fridge, a steam iron, a telephone, a computer, a lounge set.
She has worked all her life and still found herself without a roof over her head.
AN American who flew here for the last of U2's homecoming gigs to get over a lost love, found herself without tickets.
She had stocked up on drinking water ahead of the flooding, but on Monday she found herself without electricity.
Thomas found herself without a job from the ratings-hit "Kyle and Jackie O" breakfast show in December because apparently, listeners don't like to hear a woman who is "strong and opinionated." Although she was reportedly already careful of what she said in the show, she was still given the boot.
McQuade, its founder and director, found herself without a job following the closing of Northboro's Oxford Academy, another private school.