Grammar detail: のでは

のでは - express belief
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The expression のでは is often used to indicate belief or confidence that something is the case.
It would be better if you took a rest here.
In this usage, のでは is a contraction of のではないか (is it not the case that ~?).

I didn't mean that.
Here, のでは is a contraction of のではない.
Note that the same combination of sounds can come up as part of several other forms (such as the use of の to nominalize a verb, followed by では to indicate a state) and consequently with a different meaning.
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See also:
  • には, では, とは - emphasis

Kanji used in this grammar

キュウ   やす to rest   やすまる to be rested   やすめる to suspend (use etc.)   
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ホウ   かた way, direction   
ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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