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は言うまでもなく [はいうまでもなく] (haiumademonaku)
    Meaning: goes without saying/not to mention
    Example: he speaks vulcan, not to mention geek.
    JLPT Level: 1
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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* iu made mo naku is used only in the midle of the phase.
* iu made mo nai or "iu mo oroka" is used in the end of the phase.
 
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ex #5212   いつものカクテルは言うまでもなく、フランス製のシャンペンも出された。  
We were served French champagne, not to mention the usual cocktails.  
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ex #5213   ここには、結果の不正確さは言うまでもなく、方法論上の問題が数多く存在している。  
There are a number of methodological problems here, not to mention the inaccuracy of some of the results.  
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ex #5214   その先生は、英語は言うまでもなく、立派なフランス語を話す。  
The teacher speaks good French, not to mention English.  
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ex #5215   ジェーンはギターは言うまでもなく、バイオリンもひける。  
Jane can play the violin, not to mention the guitar.  
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ex #5216   ボストンは私には寒すぎるが、シカゴは言うまでもなくもっと寒い。  
Boston is too cold for me, let alone Chicago.  
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ex #5217   英語は言うまでもなく、彼はドイツ語も話せる。  
He speaks German, not to mention English.  
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ex #5218   核兵器は言うまでもなく、原子力発電も危険である。  
Nuclear power plants are dangerous, not to mention nuclear weapons.  
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ex #5219   核兵器は言うまでもなく、原子力発電所も危険である。  
Nuclear power plants are dangerous, not to mention nuclear weapons.  
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ex #5220   私たちにとって彼の勇気は言うまでもなく、彼の知恵にも感嘆した。  
We admired his wisdom, not to mention his courage.  
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ex #5221   私達は彼の勇気は言うまでもなく、彼の知恵にも感嘆した。  
We admired his wisdom, not to mention his courage.  
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ex #5222   人を嫌うのは言うまでもなく、人を信頼できないことが、人間の苦しみの根源だ。  
istrust of people, not to mention hate, is the root of human suffering.  
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ex #5223   彼の妻は今や彼らの2人の子供は言うまでもなく、彼の祖父も面倒を見なければならなかった。  
His wife now had to take care of his grandfather, not to mention their two children.  
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ex #5224   彼はスペインは言うまでもなく、ポルトガルへも行ったことがある。  
He has been to Portugal, not to mention Spain.  
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ex #5225   彼はフランス語は言うまでもなく、英語も話せない。  
He doesn't speak English, not to mention French.  
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ex #5226   彼は英語とフランス語は言うまでもなく、ドイツ語も話せる。  
He can speak German, not to mention English and French.  
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ex #5227   彼は英語は言うまでもなくフランス語とドイツ語を話せる。  
He can speak French and German, not to mention English.  
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ex #5228   彼は英語は言うまでもなくフランス語も話せる。  
He can speak French, not to mention English.  
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ex #5229   彼は化学は言うまでもなく数学もほとんど知らない。 
He knows little of mathematics, to say nothing of chemistry (which he knows even less of).  
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ex #5230   彼は和書は言うまでもなく洋書も読んでいる。  
He reads foreign books, not to mention Japanese ones.  
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ex #5231   彼は贅沢品は言うまでもなく、日用品を買うのにも事欠く。  
He cannot afford the common comforts of life, not to mention luxuries.  
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ex #5232   彼女は英語は言うまでもなく、フランス語とドイツ語も話せる。  
She speaks French and German, not to mention English.  
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