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English Reference for hougaii (ほうがいい)

Kanji
がいい
がよい
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Kana
ほうがいい
hougaii
ほうがよい
hougayoi
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Definitions
Expression adjective (after past tense verb) had better (verb), (after negative verb) had better not (verb)
Conjugations
adjective (keiyoushi) conjugations
Plain/Informal Polite/Formal Negative Plain/Informal Negative Polite/Formal
Present Indicative ほうがいい
hougaii
ほうがいいです
hougaiidesu
ほうがいくない
hougaikunai
ほうがいくありません
hougaikuarimasen
ほうがいくないです
hougaikunaidesu
Past Indicative ほうがいかった
hougaikatta
ほうがいかったです
hougaikattadesu
ほうがいなかった
hougainakatta
ほうがいくありませんでした
hougaikuarimasendeshita
ほうがいくなかったでです
hougaikunakattadedesu
te-form ほうがいくて
hougaikute
Volitional ほうがいかろう
hougaikarou
Provisional ほうがいくければ
hougaikukereba
ほうがいくなければ
hougaikunakereba
Causative ほうがいくさせる
hougaikusaseru
ほうがいくさせない
hougaikusasenai
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Example sentences
You should go on to a technical college
You had better do it at once
I thought you had better not go out
I prefer going for a walk to seeing the movie
You had better not tell your father about the accident
You had better ask him in advance how much it will cost
Leave that job to the experts
I think you'd better lie low until she forgives you
You'd better try to assert yourself more
I prefer to be looked upon as a teacher
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