do without (sth) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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do without (sth)

phrasal verb with do uk   us   // /du/ /duː/ /duː/ verb (did, done)
B2 to ​manage without having something: There's no ​mayonnaiseleft, so you'll just have to do without. Thank you, Kate, we can do without ​language like that (= we don't ​want to ​hearyouroffensivelanguage).
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(Definition of do without (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 凑合,应付,将就…
in Chinese (Traditional) 湊合,應付,將就…
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