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Decoded Slug: ~差し支えない (〜sashi tsukaenai)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~差し支えない (〜sashi tsukaenai)

~差し支えない (〜sashi tsukaenai)

Short explanation:

Expresses the lack of a problem or obstacle; 'it's not a problem', 'it doesn't matter', 'there's no harm'.


Verb-てform + も差し支えない, Noun + が差し支えない


Tashou osokutemo sashitsukaenai desu.
It's not a problem even if it's a little late.
Heya ga sukoshi kitanakutemo sashitsukaenai.
It doesn't matter if the room is a little dirty.
Ame ga futtemo sashitsukaenai.
It's not a problem even if it rains.
Kare ga koko ni iru koto ga sashitsukaenai desu ka?
Is it not a problem that he is here?

Long explanation:

The ~差し支えない grammar point is used to express that there is no problem or obstacle in doing something. It implies that the action in question will not cause any significant issues. This grammar point is mostly used in formal, polite conversations.

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