ほかない

  • hokanai

Definition of ほかない

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • can do nothing but (do)
  • cannot help (doing) something

Examples of ほかない in a Sentence

私たちそこ行くよりほかなかった
We had no choice but to go there.
われわれ脱出奇跡というほかなかった
Our escape was nothing short of miracle.
らの決定従うほかなかった
He had to submit himself to their decision.
The administration cannot but look for alternative sources of revenue.
They agree that they have no choice but to give up the whole plan.
成功奇跡というほかなかった
His success was nothing short of a miracle.
女はプロポーズ断るほかなかった
She had no choice but to turn down his proposal.
計画中止するよりほかなかった
There was nothing for it but to give up my plan.
絶食するほかなかった
There was nothing for it but to go without food.
I had to sip the coffee because it was too hot.
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