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1.) [僕]{ぼく}が[好]{す}きな[人]{ひと} Can this sentences have an ambiguous double meaning of "The person that I like" and "The person that likes me"? First, that is not a sentence; It is only a noun phrase (or a relative clause). "The person that I like." is not a sentence in English, either. The answer is affirmative. It can mean both, but to mean "The ...


Since most of Japanese Question + も patterns ("any- (... not)") are, as you know, only allowed to be used with negative predicates, we usually make some workarounds to express the "every-" idea. Unfortunately, the ways we've taken are not consistent across words, so maybe you're confused by it. any- (+ NEG) no matter - (regular) every- ...

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