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Learn JLPT N3 Grammar: ずにはいられない (zuniwa irarenai)

Learn Japanese Grammar JLPT N3 Flashcard

Meaning: can’t help but feel, can’t help but do

Formation:

Verb-ないform (remove ない) + ずにはいられない

Example sentences:

これは泣かずにはいられない感動の映画です。
kore wa nakazuniwa irarenai kandou no eiga desu.
This movie is so heart-touching that it’ll make you cry.


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その無邪気さあふれる笑顔を見たら、誰でも愛せずにはいられないでしょう。
sono mujakisa afureru egao o mitara, dare demo aisezuniwa irarenai deshou.
We all can’t help but to love that innocent smiling face.

接しているうち、彼女の魅力を感じせずにはいられません。
sesshiteiru uchi, kanojo no miryoku o kanjisezuniwa iraremasen.
Once you get to know her, you won’t be able to resist her charm.

彼は行儀作法も知らず、食べ物の皿を見れば投げつけずにはいられないようなやつです。
kare wa gyougi sahou mo shirazu, tabemono no sara o mireba nagetsukezuniwa irarenai you na yatsu desu.
He’s the kind who doesn’t have any manners and can’t help but throw food plates around whenever he sees them.


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