TAKOBOTO

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かねない
kanenai
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
Vm, capable of (a bad thing)
he is capable of anything
See also
Phrases
He looks very serious, but he can't help lying.
#886 Author: Amatuka

He is capable of treachery.
#4215 Author: dc

This kind of magazine can do harm to young people.
#4216 Author: dc

But showing off the presents could embarrass the guests who did not bring one.
#4217 Author: dc

The boy is capable of robbery.
#4218 Author: dc

Soviet and Western observers have warned that if the Muslim republics do not join the commonwealth, they may from a separate group, setting up a volatile ethnic and religious split.
#4219 Author: dc

Excessive reliance on monetary policy an attempt to curb inflation could unnecessarily constrain credit and hence business.
#4220 Author: dc

Scandal could expose the lie.
#4221 Author: dc

A moments hesitation may cost a pilot his life.
#4222 Author: dc

A moment's hesitation may cost a pilot his life.
#4223 Author: dc

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
#4224 Author: dc

A new study suggests that hospital records for patients older than 65 are often incorrect, which may lead to serious treatment errors.
#4226 Author: dc

The man is quite capable of telling lies.
#4227 Author: dc

Not intelligence and experience enabled him to deal with the trouble.
#4228 Author: dc

He can say such things.
#4229 Author: dc

He is capable of doing such a thing.
#4230 Author: dc

He's capable of wickedness of any kind.
#4231 Author: dc

He is capable of deceiving others to get what he wants.
#4232 Author: dc

John cant help but to eat the entire freshly made chocolate cake.
#7116 Author: timmy43

A man capable of telling lies.
#8202 Author: karekano

Because of insufficient preparation, he might fail.
#8555 Author: belajar

He might do any stupid thing (LIT: there is not a stupid thing he would not do).
#203 Author: dc

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