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I found this site. Construction 4 of 4 says "Shows a sequence of two events A and B (These events do not necessarily need to have a cause/effect relationship)". The grammar is: A (Verb: Dictionary Form) + と + B (Verb: Casual, past (た)) And some example sentences are supplied: 映画を見るとポップコーンを食べました。 I watched a movie and ate popcorn. ...


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鬼は、一寸ぼうしを吐き出すと、大急ぎで逃げていきました is a lot closer to "When the ogre spit out 一寸ぼうし he hurriedly ran away" than "The ogre spit out 一寸ぼうし 'and' hurriedly ran away.", which is close to 鬼は、一寸ぼうしを吐き出して大急ぎで逃げていきました. と should be used to mean 'when' only if the main clause is a natural consequence of the condition, which means the main clause should be conditional or ...


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The reason I'm confused over this is because despite the clauses being opposite polarity they are using the て/で form. The で you mentioned is used to join two sentences here, and it isn't a counterpart of て/で form in verbs, though their... they're very confusing. As it's... its true identity is somewhat debatable and I don't know how your textbook ...


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これはAで、Bではありません。 means 'This is A, not B.' This is similar to これはBではなく、Aです。(This is not B, but A). これはAですが、Bではありません。(This is A, but not B.) So これらは "Yes, I'm following you; please continue."という意味で、"Yes, I agree." という意味ではありません。 means 'This means "Yes, I'm following you; please continue" and NOT "Yes I agree".' You would say ...


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どんなに寒くても...(No matter how cold it is...) is correct, but どんなに寒いでも is incorrect. Maybe it was a typo of どんなに寒い日でも or something. You form the phrase this way: with i-adjectives: 「どんなに/どれほど+連用形(~く)+て+も」 eg. 「どんなに忙しくても」「どんなに古くても」 with na-adjectives: 「どんなに/どれほど+連用形(~で)+も」 eg. 「どんなにきれいでも」「どんなに好きでも」 with nouns: 「どんなに/どれほど+(adjective)+noun+で+も」 eg. ...



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