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ないで [ないで] (naide)
    Meaning: without
    Example: "I went to school without eating breakfast."
    JLPT Level: 4
    Category: grammar
    Author: sw

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ex #6426   朝ご飯を食べないで学校へ行った。 
I went to school without eating breakfast.  
ex #6427   払わないで去る 
leave without paying  
ex #8666   宿題をしないで、学校へ行った。 
I went to school without doing my homework.  

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dcthis is also a connective negative:

行かないでください - dont go, please
払わないで欲しい - i dont want you to pay

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