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<< ni ataranai | ni wataru, ni watatte >>

〜に越したことは無いが ([〜にこしたことはないが] )(ni koshita koto ha nai ga)
    Meaning: Normally Its better to (You can never have too much) 常識から言うと〜の方がいい
    Example: (As used by my Tennis Club Chairman) It would be better if the weather was nice
    JLPT Level: 1
    Category: grammar
    Author: kadoka66

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ex #6380   用心に越したことはないんですが.. 
You can never be too careful  
ex #6381   この仕事は経験がなくてもかまわないが、もちろんある に越したことは無い 
This job doesn't require experience but it would probably be an advantage.  
ex #6382   明日、雨が降らないと言っても、傘を持つに越したことは無い 
Even though they said it won't rain tomorrow, better to have your umbrella with you just in case.  
ex #6808   病気の時は寝るに越したことはない。 
When you are sick, sleeping is the best thing to do.  
ex #6809   日本語が話せるようになりたかったら、日本へ行くに越したことはないと思うけれど、まずアメリカでちゃんと勉強してから行った方がいいと思います。 
If you want to become proficient in Japanese, the best thing is to go to Japan, but I think you should first study properly [i.e. the basics] in America.  

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