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go without

Meaning: to not have something that you used to have because conditions have changed and it's no longer available or affordable

Synonym: do without

For example:

  • go without There's going to be a shortage of food soon, and some people are going to have to go without for a day or two.

  • go without sth Most of us will have to go without luxuries like expensive jewellery and overseas trips until the economy improves.

Quick Quiz:

We'll have to go without certain things for a while because we're
  1. making more money
  2. making less money
  3. making better money

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