Can someone explain what と means in this sentence:




The と is a conjunctive particle that, in this case, tells us that some sort of judgement will follow it based on supposition or hypothesis.

Judgement: 良かった

Hypothesis: 『・・・』っていう文書だと

"If the phrase (or sentence) had been '・・・・', it would have been better (or great)."

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First off, in this sentence or whatever, と is a particle. And please be reminded that the particle be subdivided into sub categories, and this と is called "case particle", denoting "here" as "as" in English. ( but not limited only to it as a function of the particle と for FYI. )

Ex: I accepted the report as trustworthy. 私はその報告を、信頼できるものと認めた

Thus, the answer to your question is,

I would like this sentence to be more like ********.

By the way, っていうか is a colloquial version of というか、so I recommend for you to use carefully ( such as when reporting to your boss, I bet you will most likely will be discredited by him ).


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