Verb[ないで] - Casual Request - Grammar Discussion

(Please) do not (for me)
casual request

Structure

  • verb[ ない ] +

[In casual speech, expressions like ください can be dropped, and ないで by itself can be used to convey requests]

[Depending on the tone and context of the situation, it can also be used to express a relatively soft order]

[ないで is a contraction of ないでください, which is not as prohibitive as ]

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