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に越したことはない, に超したことはない, にこしたことはない
Expression
it's best to, it's safest to, there's nothing better than
警戒するに越したことはない。
用心に越したことはない, 用心に越した事は無い, ようじんにこしたことはない
Expression, Proverb
you can never be too careful
用心するに越したことはない, 用心するにこしたことはない, ようじんするにこしたことはない
Expression, Proverb
better safe than sorry, one should err on the side of caution
The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group , and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!