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Decoded Slug: Verb ないではおかない (~ nai de wa okanai)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Verb ないではおかない (~ nai de wa okanai)

Verb ないではおかない (~ nai de wa okanai)

Short explanation:

Used to indicate that something definitely happens as a result or a consequence of a certain action.


Verb-ない form + ではおかない


Kanojo wa maikai chikoku o shite wa, sensei ni okorarenai dewa okanai.
Every time she's late, she wouldn't fail to get scolded by the teacher.
Oishii mono ga areba, kare wa tabenai dewa okanai.
If there's delicious food, he would not fail to eat it.
Kono shousetsu wa kandouteki na node, yomeba namida o nagasanai dewa okanai darou.
This novel is so moving that one would not fail to shed tears when reading it.
Kare wa mainichi renshuu shiteiru node, shiai de katsu koto wa makenai dewa okanai darou.
Since he practices every day, he wouldn't fail to win the match.

Long explanation:

The Verb ないではおかない grammar point is used to express that something always follows or is a direct result of an action. This also implies that the speaker might not want the result to happen, but it's inevitable or likely to occur. It can be translated to English as 'would not fail to' or 'would not be complete without'. It's formed by attaching ないではおかない to the negative form of the verb.

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