Definition of 'do without'
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In a time of uncertainty that is something we could do without. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is something we all do without a second thought, but most of us aren't breathing properly. The Sun (2016)Safety is something we cannot do without. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But politics is still something broadcasters do without having to be told. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is also something you cannot do without seeking help and you are already accomplishing that by writing this letter. The Sun (2008)Once you have the right habits, it becomes something you do without thinking and then you are walking the right way. Times, Sunday Times (2011)By then he could have been stripped of both his victories and may have to do without his car 's controversial rear diffuser. The Sun (2009)Yet most of the C3 's rivals do without. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But they could not do without Britain 's expertise in wings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You don't come through the Munich air crash like he did without having something special. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's something they can do without thinking, something that continuously involves a pulse and a beat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Whether it may come or not, one should try and prepare one 's self to do without it. Daniel Deronda (1876)More recently there's been the absurd investigation into her entirely legal use of a personal email account - something her predecessors did without anyone objecting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All I can offer is: going on an expedition is not something you should do without a lot of research. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'do without'
British English: do without /dʊ wɪˈðaʊt/ VERB
If you do without something, you manage or survive in spite of not having it.
We can't do without the help of your organisation.
- American English: do without
- Arabic: يَسْتَغْني عَن
- Brazilian Portuguese: fazer sem
- Chinese: 免除
- Croatian: moći bez čega
- Czech: obejít se bez čeho
- Danish: klare sig uden
- Dutch: zonder iets stellen
- European Spanish: arreglarse sin
- Finnish: tulla toimeen ilman
- French: faire sans
- German: auskommen ohne
- Greek: κάνω χωρίς
- Italian: fare a meno di
- Japanese: ･･･なしで済ます
- Korean: ...없이 지내다
- Norwegian: unnvære
- Polish: zrobić bez
- European Portuguese: passar sem
- Romanian: a se descurca fără
- Russian: обходиться без
- Spanish: prescindir
- Swedish: klara (sig) utan
- Thai: ทำโดยปราศจาก
- Turkish: onsuz yapmak
- Ukrainian: обходитися без
- Vietnamese: không có
Definition of do without from the Collins English Dictionary
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