This sentence is from Modern Family I want to know meaning of this.


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I don't know what the "it" in this sentence refers to, but having something all to yourself just means you have exclusive ownership over it, it is yours and does not belong to anyone else. Generally it means that some sort of selfish action payed off, but possibly at the cost of companionship: if they have it all to themself, they have no one to share it with and are alone.

  • +1 for exclusive but "ownership" is not necessarily involved, and there is not generally a selfish action involved. A person could have a sofa in a hotel all to herself in the off season, say.
    – TimR
    Nov 1, 2016 at 11:35

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