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    incomplete sentence?


    I don't quite understand the sentence, "Donít leave the shower running without you as it heats up," especially "without you" not making sense to me.
    It's from the page (attached) of the book I'm reading. The book is "A CHILDíS INTRODUCTION TO The Environment" by Michael Driscoll & Professor Dennis Driscoll.
    Is it possible the authors missed some words here?
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    Re: incomplete sentence?

    I think 'without you' means 'in your absence'.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: incomplete sentence?

    It means don't turn the hot water on and then leave the room. Be attentive to the water running so you can start using it as soon as it comes out hot.

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    Re: incomplete sentence?

    Angie, please note that a better title would have been Don't leave the shower running without you...

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