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What does 'do without' mean? Is it a phrasal verb and an idiom?



 
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What does 'do without' mean? Is it a phrasal verb and an idiom? #1 (permalink) Mon Jan 03, 2005 5:11 am   What does 'do without' mean? Is it a phrasal verb and an idiom?
 

Test No. incompl/inter-5 "do/make/get/take", question 8

As we don't have much money at the moment, we've decided to ......... without certain luxuries.

(a) do
(b) get
(c) make
(d) take

Test No. incompl/inter-5 "do/make/get/take", answer 8

As we don't have much money at the moment, we've decided to do without certain luxuries.

Correct answer: (a) do

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though i chose the correct answer, i dont undersand why it is correct answer.

Please expland for me.
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Do without #2 (permalink) Mon Jan 03, 2005 13:08 pm   Do without
 

If you do without something you manage to live without it. To do without is a phrasal verb.

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