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enemy returns a while after being defeated by the mc
i will "do it" without beating you, i can't extinguish you, makes no sense in context.
What is he trying to say?
asked Dec 3, 2018 at 3:32
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I can never vanish without/before defeating you!
未然形 + ずして is a literary way of saying "without ～ing". It's a literary version of ～ないで or ～ずに. See: 闘わずして勝つ vs. 闘わずに勝つ
- 消滅する is intransitive.
answered Dec 3, 2018 at 3:51
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