lost without (someone or something)

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lost without (someone or something)

Unable to function or understand things clearly without someone or something; 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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lost without someone or something

unable to function without someone or something. I am just lost without you. The engineer is lost without his pocket computer.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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People rely on them to buy clothes and older people come in just for a chat and they would be lost without us."
We did an important job and they would have been lost without us.''