【N4】~ほうがいい/~houga ii

~ほうがいい ~houga ii

 How to make”~ほうがいい..” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning: it is better to do
    • ・ JLPT Level: N4 日本語能力試験N5級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar 文法

You can use ~ほうがいい when you want to say “You had better…. .”

The patterns is below:

verb ta-form + houga ii
verb nai -form + houga ii
You had better.. , You had better not to..
It means “it’s better” or “it would be better”, it may be also used to say that something should (or shouldn’t) be done.

 例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

もっと勉強したほうがいいですよ。motto benkyo shita houga ii desu yo.
You had better study more

レッスンを休まないほうがいいですよ。Lesson o yasumanai houga ii desu yo .
You had better not skip class

あなたはあのケーキを食べないほうがいい。Anata wa ano cake wo tabenai hou ga ii.
You shouldn’t eat that cake.

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