JLPT N1 Grammar (dewa sumanai)


it doesn’t end with just ~; it will take more than ~

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Verb (casual) + (の)ではすまない
dewa sumanai では済まない ではすまない jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【ではすまない】(dewa sumanai) / 【ではすまされない】(dewa sumasarenai). Meaning: it doesn’t end with just ~; it will take more than ~.

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Example #1

kono sutoorii wa tada no waraibanashi dewa sumasarenai to omou tokoro ga aru.
I don't think this story is just a funny story.
Example #2

donna gengo o manabu ni shite mo jisho nashi dewa sumanai.
Whatever language you study, you cannot do without dictionary.
Example #3

anata ga kanojo ni itta koto wa, joudan dewa sumasarenai.
What you said to her isn’t acceptable as "just a joke".
Example #4

jibun ni totte wa joudan no tsumori demo, aite ni totte wa joudan dewa sumasarenai baai mo aru.
There are times where it may just be a joke for you, but it's not a joke for the other person.
Example #5

infuruenza ga ryuukou shiteru kono jiki, watashitachi mo taningoto dewa sumasarenai.
At this time of the flu epidemic, we can't ignore it and leave it alone.
Example #6

kaisha no jouhou o urou toshita shain wa, shobun nashi dewa sumanai deshou.
Employees who intend to sell company information will certainly not get away without being punished.
Example #7

kono kinpen de renzoku fushinbi ga aitsuide ori, guuzen dewa sumasarenai jitai da.
A series of suspicious fires occurred consecutively in this area, this cannot pass as a simple coincidence.

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