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Root Words:

[ほう() + が + ()·]
hou + ga + ii

English Meaning(s) for 方が良い

  1. (after past tense verb) had better (verb); (after negative verb) had better not (verb)

Meanings for each kanji in 方が良い

direction; person; alternative Kanji Details »
good; pleasing; skilled Kanji Details »

Sample Sentences for 方が良い

It'd be better if you didn't see my grandpa today.
You may as well come with me.
It's raining, so we should go home.
It would be best if you stopped smoking.
You should go.

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