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What does this となった express? [duplicate]

For full context, see here. The sentence in question: 厳しい冷え込みとなった25日朝、滝つぼが一面凍りついたほか、流れ落ちる滝の周りにはつららができていて、岩場が氷で白く染まっていました。 I already posted a fairly similar question here. But I cant really find ...
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となる - Grammatical explanation please [duplicate]

can someone please explain となる ? I read it everywhere but still don't know what it exactly means. Here's just an example sentence: この世界が心つなぐ鍵となる
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となる vs になる - Grammar [duplicate]

There is a whole video describing the grammar but its in Japanese . How would you explain the difference between: 彼がリーダーとなった And 彼がリーダーになった
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What is the difference between using なる with the particles に and と [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 〜となる and 〜になる? What is the difference between using なる with the particles に and と? When should which be used?
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Why is となって used here instead of になって [duplicate]

~そんなテーマをもとに、コミュニティデザイナーの半沢直子さんがホスト役となって、各界で活躍する人たちと公開対談を行いました。 In this sentence they use と instead of に when they say 「ホスト役となって」 Does this change the translation from 'became a host'? And how does ...
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X is near or next to Y. Is my understanding of this correct?

So I know that a few words could be used interchangably. But I wasn't sure if I got the nuance(s) correct. So I have this sentence: 車はどこにありますか。 車庫のそばです。 And as far as I can see, I can change そば in ...
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Which particle to use with 出会う {であう} : と, に or が?

From Google searches, I can see that all three particles と, に and が are used with 出会う, but are there differences when using each of the particles or are they interchangeable? For ease of explanation, ...
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Detailed distinction and relationship between 文、文書、文章、本書、本文、作文、文字、作成、表記 (and possibly others)

Every time I come upon these words, I get confused, because the meanings of them are either very similar with each other or have more than one meaning. For example, on goo辞書, the first meaning of 本書, ...
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Meaning of verb+となる

ところが、引き返すとなったとたん、痛みがましてきた。 However, just as it became time to go back, the pain increased still further. I don't understand the grammar of the part in bold. My translation is a best guess. I'm ...
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中心にする vs. 中心とする

I am currently studying Japanese and one of the recent grammar points I ran into is the construct「〜を中心[に・と]する」. I was wondering whether the choice of particle has any particular connotation, or ...
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Explain what はめになる is and give some examples

I heard that it means something like "to get stuck with something." Can you explain what this means and give some examples?
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Why is the particle と being used in the following sentences?

I'm reading the JLPT N3 読む guide and the explanation for the conjunction ただ says this: 前の文の内容と違うことがあると付け加えて説明する。 Also, there's a section where the next sentence appears: 台風が接近しています。そのため、...
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use of と in 無用の長物と化した

遅れて来たモテ期!しかし今の俺には無用の長物と化したそれ。 My モテ期 sure has been delayed but it's here! Though, right now, this must mean i've changed from my former useless self speaker has gotten informed that a bunch of ...
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Grammar of AはBにCとなる

既に教室でも例のナイフアクションを繰り広げており、クラスの連中にも俺とXXXとの事は周知の事実となっていた。 The speaker and XXX got in a fight on the first day of school. I could rewrite this as: 俺とXXXとの事 は クラスの連中 に(も) 周知の事実 となっていた。 Without really ...
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I don't know how to explain となる here

I found となる in いまから約1世紀前となる1929年 and the English translation was "Almost a century ago in 1929," How does となる which means "become" fit in this sentence?

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