N1 Lesson 8: 14/17
には及ばない① にはおよばない①

には及ばない①

there is no need to
it is fine if you don’t
unnecessary

⚠ Noun + には及ばない is used in the comparison
to express that the Noun is no match for something it is compared with

Structure Legend
Structure
Verb + には及ばない
Verb[する] + (する) + には及ばない
(お)礼 + には及ばない
(ご)心配 + には及ばない
それにには及ばない
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Aには及ばない is an expression meaning that there is no need to do A. It is usually used to very politely reject someone's concern/offer, often follows phrases like (ご)心配、(お)礼、それ。

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申請者(しんせいしゃ)「明日(あした)、書類(しょるい)を持(も)って行(い)っても差(さ)し支(つか)えありませんか?」公務員(こうむいん)「持(も)って来(き)ていただくには及(およ)びません。メールでも大丈夫(だいじょうぶ)です。」
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Applicant: “Would it be a problem if I bring the documents tomorrow?”Public servant: “There is no need to bring them. It is ok if you send them via email.”

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