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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
English
Expression
it's best to, it's safest to, there's nothing better than

Grammar
にこしたことはない
Kanjis
ON: エツ, オツ KUN: こ.す, -こ.す, -ご.し, こ.える, -ご.え
surpass, cross over, move to, exceed, Vietnam

Stroke: 12 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 3-7-5 FC: 4380.0


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

Stroke: 12 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 3-7-5 FC: 4780.0


Phrases
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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