【N3】~ないで/~naide/ without doing something

~ないで without doing something

 How to make”without doing something.” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning :without doing something
    • ・ JLPT Level: N3
    • ・ Category: grammar

You can use “~ないで” when you want to say “without doing something.”.

The patterns is below:

Verb negative present+

 Examples of sentence

私は朝ごはんを食べないで学校にいきました。
I went to school without having breakfast.

メアリーは顔を洗わないで出かけた。
Mary went out without washing her face.

めがねをかけないで、寝ます。
I sleep without wearing a glass.

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