JLPT N3 Grammar (koto wa nai)


there is no need to; (something) never happens; there is no possibility that ~

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Verb (dictionary form)ことはない
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Learn Japanese grammar: (koto wa nai). Meaning: there is no need to; (something) never happens; there is no possibility that ~.

This is often used to help stop someone from worrying about something.

In spoken Japanese, the は (wa) will often be removed.

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Example #1

ayamaru koto wa nai yo.
There is no need for you to apologize
Example #2

ashita no tesuto wa kantan dakara, shinpai suru koto wa nai yo.
Tomorrow's test will be easy, so it's nothing to worry about.
Example #3

nanimo kowagaru koto wa nai.
You have nothing to fear.
Example #4

jikan wa juubun aru kara isogu koto wa nai.
There is plenty of time so there is no need to rush.
Example #5

jibun o semeru koto wa nai.
There's no need to blame yourself..
Example #6

tada no kaze desu kara, shinpai suru koto wa nai yo.
It's just a basic cold, so there is no need to worry.
Example #7

sonna ni bikkuri suru koto wa nai deshou.
This shouldn't come as a surprise to you.
Example #8

kono hon o saigo made yomeba, shitsubou suru koto wa nai darou.
You won't be let down if you read this book all the way until the end.
Example #9

ayamaru koto wa nai yo. kimi ga warui wake janai n da mono.
There's no need to apologize. You didn't do anything wrong.

Vocabulary List

謝るあやまるto apologize
急ぐいそぐto hurry
心配するしんぱいするto worry

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