せざるを得ない, せざるをえない

  • sezaruwoenai

Definition of せざるを得ない,せざるをえない

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

  • cannot avoid doing
  • cannot help but (do)
  • is compelled to do
  • (feel) obliged to (do)
  • has to do

Related Kanji

gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit

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Examples of せざるを得ない,せざるをえない in a Sentence

運命甘受せざる得ない
One can't quarrel with destiny.
工場生産縮小せざるえなかった
The factory had to cut back its production.
不正には抗議せざるをえない
You must speak out against injustice.
そのニュース聞いてがっかりせざるえなかった
I could not but feel disappointed at hearing the news.
こといらいらせざるを得なかった
I couldn't but be irritated with you.
はその計画中止せざるえなかった
I was compelled to cancel the plan.
に反してこれせざるえなかった
I was compelled to do this against my will.
そう決断せざるを得ない
I cannot help deciding so.
提案反対せざるを得ない
I cannot but object to his proposal.
Bad weather forced us to call off the picnic.

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