go without

phrasal verb

went without; gone without; going without; goes without
: to not have (something) : to live or continue without having (something)
How long can you go without sleeping/sleep?
If you can't afford a new car, you'll just have to go without.

Examples of go without in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The roughly 1,000 workers at the company have gone without pay for at least two weeks, in some cases longer. Dade Hayes, Deadline, 5 July 2024 During last week’s heat wave, there were multiple reports of broken air conditioners in several libraries across the city; two locations in Staten Island closed, and two locations in Manhattan went without air conditioning but stayed open with the use of large industrial fans. Anni Irish, ARTnews.com, 28 June 2024 The crime wave has not gone without notice, or proper efforts to rein it in, in county and city of Los Angeles government and law enforcement circles. The Editorial Board, Orange County Register, 27 June 2024 Legge also can't go without sunscreen with a long day outdoors ahead of her. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 18 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for go without 

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“Go without.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20without. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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