方が良い, 方がいい, 方がよい, ほうがいい, ほうがよい

  • hōgaii,hōgayoi

Definition of 方が良い,方がいい,方がよい,ほうがいい,ほうがよい

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), adjective (keiyoushi)

  • (after past tense verb) had better (verb)
  • (after negative verb) had better not (verb)

Related Kanji

direction, person, alternative
good, pleasing, skilled

Examples of 方が良い,方がいい,方がよい,ほうがいい,ほうがよい in a Sentence

ここにはいない方がよい
We had better not remain here.
In that kind of case, it's best to make a trial of drawing up a budget.
It's best to put covers on paperbacks.
あなたはもう行ったほうがいい
You had better go now.
We'd probably be best off beating them to the punch before they notice that fact.
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
Should I put this bag in the overhead compartment?
食事減らした方がいい思う
I think you'd better go on a diet.
その戻しておいた方がいいですよ。というのは所有者がそこへ戻ってくるでしょうから
You had better put the book back on the desk, for the owner will come back there.
「ちょっと目まいする」「顔色が悪い一日休んだほうがいいよ。」
I feel sort of dizzy. "You look pale. You'd better take a day off."

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