JLPT N5 Grammar (naide)


without doing ~; to do [B] without doing [A]

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Verb-A (ない form) + でVerb-B
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Learn Japanese grammar: (naide). Meaning: without doing ~; to do [B] without doing [A].

If no action follows ないで, it turns into a request. See lesson .

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Example #1

koohii ni wa, itsumo satou o irenaide nomimasu.
I always drink coffee without putting any sugar in it.
Example #2

kanojo wa kasa o mota naide deteshimatta.
She left without bringing an umbrella.
Example #3

kinou wa tsukarete ite, denki o kesanaide nete shimatta.
Yesterday I was so tired I fell asleep without turning off the lights.
Example #4

kesa, asa gohan o tabenaide shigoto ni kimashita.
I came to work today without eating any breakfast.
Example #5

kinou, ofuro ni haira naide neteshimatta.
I went to bed yesterday without taking a bath/shower.
Example #6

ashita wa shiken nanode, konya wa ne naide benkyou shimasu.
Tomorrow is test day, so I'm gonna stay up all night and study without sleep.
Example #7

saikin, suzushii no de, eakon o tsuke naide nemasu.
Lately it's pretty cool, so I go to sleep without using the AC.
Example #8

asagohan o tabenaide gakkou ni kita kara, onaka ga suita.
I came to school without eating breakfast, so I'm pretty hungry.

Vocabulary List

コーヒー Coffee
入れるいれるto put in; to let in; to take in; to bring in; to insert; to install
飲むのむto drink
彼女 かのじょshe; her​
持つもつto hold
出るでるto leave; to exit; to appear; to go out
疲れるつかれるto get tired
消すけすto erase, to turn off power
寝るねるto sleep; to go to bed; to lie down
今朝けさthis morning
仕事しごとwork; job; business
来るくるto come
入るはいるto enter; to go into
試験 しけんexamination
今夜こんや this evening; tonigh
勉強べんきょうto study
最近 さいきんrecently
涼しいすずしいrefreshing, cool
つけるto turn on
空くすくto be hungry
お風呂に入るおふろにはいるto take a bath

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