N1 Lesson 9: 3/3
に恥じない にはじない


lives up to
truly to …’s name
worthy of
not dishonor
not putting to shame
measure to

Structure Legend
Noun + に恥じない
Noun1 + に恥じない + Noun2
Aに恥じない is a phrase that lit. means “not putting A to shame” and is used when something lives up to expectations associated with A. Often used in brand/family name/company name + 名に恥じない pattern. It is also frequently followed by ように.

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