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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theygo without
he/she/itgoes without
present participlegoing without
past tensewent without
past participlegone without

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  1. 1
    go without something to live without something that you need or would like to have
    Three villages have gone without water for days.
    go without doing something: He went without sleeping for two days.
  2. 2
    it goes without saying (that) used when you think that someone will already know what you are going to tell them because it is so obvious
    It goes without saying that consumers would be happier if prices were lower.
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