【N2】~のではないだろうか /~nodewa nai darouka

~のではないだろうか ~nodewa nai darouka

 How to make”~のではないだろうか ….” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning: 「と思います」の間接的表現 I think it might be the case that ….
    • ・ JLPT Level: 2 日本語能力試験N2級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar 文法

You can use ~のではないだろうか  when you want to say “I think it might be the case that …. ..”.

The patterns is below:

Short form + のではないだろうか

 例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

I think the number of foreigners who can speak Japanese has increased recently.

I fear we won’t be able to get in unless we make a reservation in advance.

I suspect that there was an oversight in the examination.

Keep up with your studies!

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