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兼ねない, かねない

  • kanenai

Definition

suffix, Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • quite capable of ...
  • might happen
  • not unlikely to

Examples of 兼ねない,かねない in a Sentence

その少年盗みかねない
The boy is capable of robbery.
事故起こしかねませんよ。
You might have an accident.
うそつきかねない
The man is quite capable of telling lies.
Excessive reliance on monetary policy an attempt to curb inflation could unnecessarily constrain credit and hence business.
He is capable of deceiving others to get what he wants.
一瞬躊躇すればパイロット落としかねない
A moment's hesitation may cost a pilot his life.
盗みかねません
He is capable of stealing.
スキャンダル暴きかねない
Scandal could expose the lie.
If you don't wear warm clothes in winter, it wouldn't be surprising if you caught a bad cold.
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.

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