JLPT N1 Grammar (ya shinai)

Meaning

should do, but don't; absolutely not; there's no way ~

How to use

Verb (ます stem) ますやしない
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Learn Japanese grammar: (ya shinai). Meaning: should do, but don’t; absolutely not; there’s no way ~.

Meaning 1) should do, but don’t/didn’t (examples 1 ~ 4).

Meaning 2) absolutely not; there’s no way ~ (examples 5 ~ 7).

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

さいきん、むすこはわたしのいうことなど、ききやしない。
saikin, musuko wa watashi no iu koto nado, kikiyashinai.
Recently, my son doesn't listen to anything I say.
Example #2

うちのかいしゃはにちようびなのにやすみやしない。
uchi no kaisha wa nichiyoubi na no ni yasumiyashinai.
Our company doesn't take a day off even though it's Sunday.
Example #3

だいがくじだいにれんあいにむちゅうでべんきょうやしなかった。それでもそつぎょうできてよかったといまもおもうよ。
daigaku jidai ni renai ni muchuu de benkyou yashinakatta. soredemo sotsugyou dekite yokatta to ima mo omou yo.
When I was in college, I was absorbed in love and didn't study. I'm glad I still was able to graduate.
Example #4

あのけんしゅうせいはまったくのやくたたずだ。コーヒーのつくりもしりやしない。
ano kenshuusei wa mattaku no yakutatazu da. koohii no tsukuri mo shiriyashinai.
That trainee is completely useless. They don't even know how to make coffee.
Example #5

ぼくはびょうきがあるからこんなつよいさけをのめやしない。
boku wa byouki ga aru kara konna tsuyoi sake o nomeyashinai.
I have a sickness, so I can't drink such a strong drink.
Example #6

おれはけっこんしているからあんなところにいきやしない。
ore wa kekkon shite iru kara anna tokoro ni ikiyashinai.
I'm married so I definitely won't go to that kind of place.
Example #7

たすけをもとめてさかんでもむだだぞ。だれにもきこえやしない。
tasuke o motomete sakende mo muda da zo. dare nimo kikoeyashinai.
It's no use screaming for help. There's no way anyone will hear you.

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