fend for

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Pippin felt the call of the wild, and left his adoptive family to fend for himself--what new adventures could be in store for him?
5 million children were orphaned by AIDS and left to fend for themselves.
But about 50 seasonal workers must fend for themselves, he said.
He was far too young and small to fend for himself.
After the death of his mother, Jason is left alone to fend for himself in a world that labeled him "a menace to society.
Even with Mom nearby, the little lizards had to fend for themselves.
While all firms offer a variety of proprietary and non-proprietary ETFs for purchase, the majority does not aggregate information about them and place it in an easy-to-use and find location, leaving it up to the individual investors to fend for themselves.