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からかい上手の高木さん refers to Takaki-san as good at teasing. In this context, the からかい上手 is an adjective, which always come before the noun in Japanese, even where subordinate clauses would be used in English. If it were written the other way around, it would be talking about Takaki-san's skillful teasing (where teasing is the topic rather than Takaki-san). ...
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