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English Reference for zaruwoenai (ざるをえない)

Kanji
ざるをない
Kana
ざるをえない
zaruwoenai
Definitions
Expression cannot help (doing), have no choice but to, am compelled to, am obliged to, it is incumbent upon (me) to
Example sentences
I could not help laughing at him
The problem of faith brings us to the Thirties and the Western love-affair with communism
He finally had to step down
We could not help laughing at his story
He cannot help accepting his boss's order
There is nothing for me to do except to obey the order
I didn't want to go, but she had been so kind to me that I couldn't but accept the invitation
The stock market crash forced many retirees back into the job market
She could not help thinking that health is important
I can not but admit the truth of your remarks
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