on its own

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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (alone)
a. solo
Do you leave your dog on its own all day while you're at work?¿Dejas al perro solo todo el día mientras estás en el trabajo?
b. a solas
My poor cat had to spend the whole weekend on its own.Mi pobre gato tuvo que pasarse todo el fin de semana a solas.
2. (unaided)
a. por su cuenta
The island can't survive this disaster on its own; it needs our help.La isla no puede sobrevir este desastre por su cuenta; necesita nuestra ayuda.
b. por sí solo
A robot can finish the task on its own in less than an hour.Un robot puede terminar la tarea por sí solo en menos de una hora.
c. por sí mismo
The company could not have developed the technology on its own without significant investment from overseas.La compañía no puede haber desarrollado la tecnología por sí misma sin alguna inversión importante exterior.
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