be left to (one's) own resources(redirected from one was left up to one's resources)
be left to (one's) own resources
To be left unsupervised or uncontrolled; to be allowed to do as one pleases. My job is really great: I know what I need to work on and am just left to my own resources. If left to their own resources, children will get into all sorts of mischief!
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