【N2】~わけにはいかない/~wakeniwa ikanai

わけにはいかない wakeniwa ikanai

 How to make”わけにはいかない ..” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning: 状況によってできない。 can not do something for situation reason
    • ・ JLPT Level: 2 日本語能力試験N2級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar 文法

You can use わけにはいかない  when you want to say “can not do something for situation reason..”.

※ 意味2

ないわけにはいかない = can not help but do….

The patterns is below:

Verb negative + なければならない : used in a situation where one has to do something because he has an obligation to do it OR where one has no choice but to do something.

Verb negative + わけに(は)いかない : used in a situation where one has to do something because he has an obligation to do it OR where one has no choice but to do something. It also expresses the unwillingness of the speaker to do V.

例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

葬式で笑うわけにはいかない。
You cannot laugh while leading a funeral procession (for unstated reasons).

飛行機の中でタバコを吸うわけにはいかない。
You cannot smok on the airplane.

行きたくないけど仕事ですから行かないわけにはいかない。
I can’t help going to work.

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