JLPT N1 Grammar (zu niwa sumanai / nai dewa sumanai)


must; will definitely; can’t help but to ~

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Verb ない (ない stem)ずにはすまない
Verb (ない form)では済まない
※ する -> せずにはすまない
zu niwa sumanai ずには済まない ずにはすまない jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【ずにはすまない / ないではすまない】(zu niwa sumanai / nai dewa sumanai). Meaning: must; will definitely; can’t help but to ~.

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Example #1

ashita wa tesuto ga arimasu kara, ii ten o toru tame ni, benkyou sezu niwa sumanai.
I have a test tomorrow, so I have to study to get a good score.
Example #2

kyou repooto o kakanai dewa sumanai. ashita teishutsu shinakereba, sensei ni shikareru deshou.
I must write the report today. My teacher will scold me if i don't submit it tomorrow.
Example #3

yuujin no pasokon o kowashite shimatta no da kara, benshou sezu niwa sumanai.
I broke my friend's computer, so I must compensate them for it.
Example #4

nenmatsu no bounenkai ni minna ga shusseki suru no nara, watashi mo ikazu niwa sumanai.
If everyone attends the year-end party, I can't help but go.
Example #5

joudan no tsumori datta kedo, aite o kizutsukete shimatta no nara ayamarazu niwa sumanai.
I intended to be a joke, but I can't help but apologize if I hurt the other person.
Example #6

konna mono made itadaitara, kondo okaeshi sezu niwa sumanai desu ne.
If you receive something great like this, you can't help but return the favor.
Example #7

sensei no suisen no okage de daigaku ni goukaku dekite, orei o iwazu niwa sumanai.
I can't help but say thank you to my teacher. Thanks to their recommendation, I was able to get accepted by the university.
Example #8

oshoku ga hakkaku shita ijou, kare wa giin o jishoku sezu niwa sumanai darou.
Since his involvement in corruption has been disclosed, he will definitely have to resign from being an assemblyman.

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