N5 Lesson 8: 6/13
ないほうがいい ない方がいい

ないほうがいい

it'd be better not to


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Structure
CasualPolite
Verb[ない]+ 方 + + いい
[Very strong suggestion/advice, with indirect implication of negative consequences if the listener doesn't follow it (they will become ill etc.) ]

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これお兄(にい)ちゃん買(か)ったピザだから、食(た)べない方(ほう)がいい
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Since this is pizza my brother bought, it would be better not to eat it.

Genki I 2nd Edition : Page 272
みんなの日本語 II : Page 48 [CH 32]
Tae Kim's Japanese Grammar Guide : Page 270