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Without A; without doing A
Often followed by an action/condition that isn't possible without A.
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これから       やって       ならない    
From now on I have to do things without her.

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Construction
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ANoun
なし
に/で
Basic Examples:
なしにれない (can't be cured without medicine)

Related Expressions
ことなしには
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User notes
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Level: 1
(12 years ago)
There's also a stronger version of this expression, meaning "without something at all":

の + Noun + も + なしに
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mysticfive
Level: 1590
(13 years ago)
this can be seen as a more casual version of なくして
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Discussion about this grammar
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lou1sb
Level: 1
my computer doesn't give しに as an option when I typed in なしに. Is しに incorrect?
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14 years ago
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マイコー
Level: 259
Yea, I agree - that's what it should be.
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14 years ago
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Karlla
Level: 892

The construction says なしに but the example sentence uses なしで. Which one is correct? Is both possible?

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4 years ago
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マイコー
Level: 259

Both possible!

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4 years ago
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