Grammar detail: verb plain past + ほうがいい(です)

verb plain past + ほうがいい(です)  had better do
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verb plain past + ほうがいいです is used to give advice or make suggestions. 'I / you / we etc should do ~', 'It would be better if you ~'.
For example:
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    んだほうがいいですよ you'd better read that book!
You should eat lots of vegetables.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ホン   book   もと origin   
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ドク   トク   トウ   よ to read   
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ショク   ジキ    food   たべる to eat   く to eat   
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