TAKOBOTO

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なくして
nakushite
JLPT N1 Author: dc
Meaning
If it wasn't for...
If it wasn't for love...
See also
Phrases
If it wasn't for love, marriage would not succeed.
#5297 Author: blabby

If it wasn't for democracy, it would be unattainable.
#5298 Author: blabby

No gain without pains.
#5308 Author: Miki

Nobody is able to succeed without endurance.
#5310 Author: Miki

You should not have done it without my permission.
#5309 Author: Miki

If it weren't for Prof. Yamakawa, I wouldn't be what I am now
#7864 Author: LR

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