English version

do without

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdo without phrasal verb1 do without (something)NEED to live or do something without a particular thing I don’t have any sugar so you’ll have to do without. You can do without a carpet but you’ve got to have somewhere to sit.2 can do without somethingNEED used to say that something is annoying you or causing you problems You can do without all that hassle. Those are the type of stupid remarks I can do without. do→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
do withoutEveryone did, because the alternative was to do without.But new designs, which do without costly transformers, have trimmed prices.But it could not do without its law students who brought business and fame and brilliance to the town.The challenge of making do without the domesticating power of women was, for many men, a practical matter.He counsels his congregation to do without the extras in order to have more family time.do without (something)Everyone did, because the alternative was to do without.But new designs, which do without costly transformers, have trimmed prices.But it could not do without its law students who brought business and fame and brilliance to the town.What would I do without Rosey?The challenge of making do without the domesticating power of women was, for many men, a practical matter.He counsels his congregation to do without the extras in order to have more family time.We, the volunteers, can do without this hassle.can do without somethingThe hunt can do without a report like that in the local press.And this you can do without a wall.Can you suggest anything I can do without making him feel unhappy or threatened?Neither can do without some comfort and support in your life.Oh, I think you can do without that.We, the volunteers, can do without this hassle.This is a job you can do without too much difficulty.
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Verb table
do
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydo
he, she, itdoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydid
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave done
he, she, ithas done
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad done
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill do
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have done
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam doing
he, she, itis doing
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you, we, theyare doing
Past
I, he, she, itwas doing
you, we, theywere doing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been doing
he, she, ithas been doing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been doing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be doing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been doing
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