JLPT N1 Grammar (nai mono ka / nai mono darou ka)

Meaning

isn't there; can’t we…?; can’t I…?

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Verb (ない form) ものか
ものだろうか
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Learn Japanese grammar: (nai mono ka / nai mono darou ka). Meaning: isn’t there; can’t we…?; can’t I…?.

Similar to “can’t we do something about ~”

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Example #1

あなたがもうすこしわかりやすくはなせないものか。
anata ga mousukoshi wakari yasuku hanasenai mono ka.
Can't you make it a little easier to understand?
Example #2

このはしははやくかんせいしないものか。
kono hashi wa hayaku kansei shinai mono ka.
Can't this bridge be finished soon?
Example #3

このにおいはなんとかならないものか。
kono nioi wa nan toka naranai mono ka.
Can't we do anything about this smell?
Example #4

デジカメがこわれた。なんとかなおらないものだろうか。
dejikame ga kowareta. nan toka naoranai mono darou ka.
The digital camera is broken. Can anything be done to fix it?
Example #5

こどもにやさいをたべてもらうよいほうほうがないものだろうか。
kodomo ni yasai o tabete morau yoi houhou ga nai mono darou ka.
Isn't there a good way to get kids to eat vegetables?
Example #6

簡単にお金が手に入る方法がないものか、といつも思っています。
kantan ni okane ga te ni hairu houhou ga nai mono ka, to itsumo omotte imasu.
I'm always wondering about "isn't there an easier way to get money".
Example #7

じきゅうもたかくてかんたんなアルバイトがないものだろうか。
jikyuu mo takakute kantan na arubaito ga nai mono darou ka.
Isn't there a simple part-time job with a high hourly wage?

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