JLPT N2 Grammar (ni koshita koto wa nai)

Meaning

it’s best that, there’s nothing better than ~

How to use

Verb (casual, non-past)に越したことはない
Noun
な-adjective
い-adjective
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Learn Japanese grammar: 【にこしたことはない】(ni koshita koto wa nai). Meaning: it’s best that, there’s nothing better than ~.


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Example #1

そうするにこしたことはない。
sou suru ni koshita koto wa nai.
That is the best thing to do.
Example #2

なにがおこるかわからないから、しけんのときは、はやくいくにこしたことはない。
nani ga okoru ka wakaranai kara, shiken no toki wa, hayaku iku ni koshita koto wa nai.
You never know what might happen, so it's best to go early on the test day.
Example #3

ねだんにかんけいなくいいしつのものをかいたいが、やすくかえるにこしたことはない。
nedan ni kankei naku ii shitsu no mono o kaitai ga, yasuku kaeru ni koshita koto wa nai.
Regardless of price, I want to buy at item of good quality, but it it would be best if I could buy it cheaper.
Example #4

おなじぎょうしゅをするなら、きゅうりょうがたかいにこしたことはない。
onaji gyoushu o suru nara, kyuuryou ga takai ni koushita koto wa nai.
If you're going to work in the same industry, it would be best to go for a higher salary.
Example #5

とうじつはレストランにいってもだいじょうぶだとおもうけど、ねんのためによやくしておくにこしたことはない。
toujitsu wa resutoran ni ittemo daijoubu da to omou kedo, nen no tame ni yoyaku shite oku ni koshita koto wa nai.
I think it would be fine if you went to a restaurant on that day, but just to be safe it would be best to make a reservation.
Example #6

じしんがいつおこるかわからないから、とにかくひなんのものをじゅんびしておくにこしたことはない。
jishin ga itsu okoru ka wakaranai kara, tonikaku hinan no mono o junbi shite oku ni koshita koto wa nai.
You never know when an earthquake might suddenly occur, so it's best to prepare evacuation items.
Example #7

なにもないにこしたことはないけど、ねんのため、かいがいりょこうにいくときはかならずほけんにはいります。
nani mo nai ni koshita koto wa nai kedo, nen no tame, kaigai ryokou ni iku toki wa kanarazu hoken ni hairimasu.
Of course it's best if nothing happens, but just to be safe I always get insurance when I travel.
Example #8

りゅうがっくするなら、かいがいほけんはあるにこしたことはないよ。
ryuugaku suru nara, kaigai hoken wa aru ni koshita koto wa nai yo.
If you're going to study abroad, it would be bestt to have international insurance.

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