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に越したことはないに超したことはない
Readings
にこしたことはない
nikoshitakotohanai
Meanings
Expression
it is better to, it is best to, there's nothing better than

Kanji
ON: エツ, オツKUN: こ.す, -こ.す, -ご.し, こ.える, -ご.え
surpass, cross over, move to, exceed, Vietnam

ON: チョウKUN: こ.える, こ.す
transcend, super-, ultra-

Example sentences
警戒するに越したことはない。Parts: 警戒 (けいかい), に越したことはない (にこしたことはない)You can't be too vigilant.

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