Asked • 03/29/19

ないで vs なくて: combining phrases with negative verbs?

Can you use 〜なくて instead of 〜ないで in the following sentence without changing the meaning? > 病気になると、一切化学薬品や抗生物質を使わ**ないで**、鍼や指圧や漢方薬で直します。風邪の時は何もしないで暖かくして、寝ているだけです。 In general, what's the difference between 〜ないで and 〜なくて?

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David R. answered • 08/04/19

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