なければなりません [なければなりません] (nakereba narimasen)
Meaning: must ____; really should _____; it won't do if you don't ____.
Example: You must use the large envelope.
JLPT Level: 3
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|Use conditional negative verb "ba" form + "narimasen" (or "naranai" for informal/written). The Japanese is a double negative: "It will not do if you do not _____." Tends to be translated as "must _____" but is maybe not always that strong. A relative of "-te ha ikemasen."|
Tebukuro wo motte konakereba naranai. You must bring gloves.
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