estar solo

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estar solo(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (not to be accompanied)
a. to be alone
Andrés estaba solo en la casa.Andres was alone in the house.
b. to be on your own
¿Está bien que vaya o prefieres estar solo?Is it OK if I come in, or do you prefer to be on your own?
c. to be by yourself
Mi hermano tiene amigos, pero generalmente prefiere estar solo.My brother has some friends, but he usually prefers to be by himself.
2. (not to be in a relationship)
a. to be single
¿Sales con alguien o estás solo?Are you dating someone or are you single?
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