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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Grammar: understanding ~での, particle usage for なった, function of ため [closed]

Link: https://www.kanaloco.jp/news/government/article-905621.html プール管理の担当教員が水泳の授業での新型コロナウイルス感染を防ぐために、プールの水を常にあふれさせて水質をきれいにする必要があると勘違いしたことが原因。 Why is there a の after 水泳の授業で? 同月2日の検針時に学校全体の水道料金が、...
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Confusion with omitted particle and 祝福と変える

終わりの鐘 祝福と変える It's from a song named HΨ=世界創造=EΨ. You see "Owari no kane shukufuku to kaeru (change)". I think it means "the end bell changes with a blessing" There is no particle ...
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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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