On my own / By myself

I know I’m meant to be the teacher, but can anyone help me?

What is the difference between ‘on my own’ and ‘by myself’?

For example: ‘She went to Bali on her own’, and ‘She went to Bali by herself’.

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2 thoughts on “On my own / By myself”

  1. None, I would say. Sometimes used expressions simply depend on the mood of the day or the intonation you want to give to words.
    “On my own” sometimes could mean “with no outside help”, whereas “by myself” could infer loneliness.
    Cheers,
    Robert-Gilles

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