JLPT N1 Grammar (mo shinai de)

Meaning

without even doing

How to use

Verb (stem form) ますもしないで

Learn Japanese grammar: (mo shinai de). Meaning: without even doing.

This expresses the discontent of the speaker.

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Example #1

かのじょは、いつもやりもしないで、できないという。
kanojo wa itsumo yari mo shinai de, dekinai to iu.
She always gives up before she even tries.
Example #2

たべもしないで、まずいかどうかなんてわからないでしょ。
tabe mo shinai de, mazui ka dou ka nante wakaranai desho.
You can't know if it's bad or not without eating it first, right?
Example #3

しょくじもしないでゲームばかりしていると、びょうきになるよ。
shokuji mo shinai de geemu bakari shite iru to, byouki ni naru yo.
If you just play games without eating anything, you will get sick.
Example #4

しりもしないでえらそうなことをいうな。
shiri mo shinai de erasou na koto o iu na.
Don't act like you're an expert when you don't know much about it.
Example #5

かれはじゅぎょうにおくれてきたのにあやまりもしないでせきについた。
kare wa jugyou ni okurete kita noni ayamari mo shinai de seki ni tsuita.
Although he was late for class, he took his seat without apologizing.
Example #6

きもちをあいてにつたえもしないで、じぶんのことをわかってほしいってむりでしょ。
kimochi o aite ni tsutae mo shinai de, jibun no koto o wakatte hoshiitte muri desho.
You can't expect people to understand you without telling them how you feel.
Example #7

そのじょゆうさんはかのじょにこえをかけたファンにみむきもしないでいってしまった。
sono joyuu san wa kanojo ni koe o kaketa fan ni mimuki mo shinai de itte shimatta.
The actress left without even looking at the fans who talked to her.

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