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わけではない
wakedehanai
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
It does not (necessarily) mean that 〜; I don't mean that 〜; It is not (true) that 〜; It is not the case that 〜
It doesn't necessarily mean he understood.
See also
Phrases
it does not mean that there is no hope, but you'd better not expect too much
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He is not the only pebble on the beach.
#4196 Author: Miki

While I am not saying he is stupid, I have my doubts when I look at what he is actually doing.
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It's not that I'm not happy to meet you.
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I was discharged from the hospital, but it doesn't mean I was cured and discharged.
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It rains during the rainy season, but it doesn't necessarily rain hard.
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It's not true that people were born in order to work.
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That is not altogether false.
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It is not especially hot today.
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This rule can not be applied to every case.
#4199 Author: Miki

It is not that all these eggs are fresh.
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Not everyone can realize the dreams of his youth.
#4201 Author: Miki

That is not altogether my fault.
#8516 Author: karekano

She did not answer all the questions.
#8517 Author: karekano

Money isn`t everything.
#8518 Author: karekano

The meeting was not particularly well attended.
#8519 Author: karekano

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