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Can any 名詞をする be shorten as 名詞する? [duplicate]

Can any 名詞をする be shorten as 名詞する ? Is there any exception for this? For example, 勉強をする can be shorten as 勉強する テニスをする can be shorten as テニスする
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の or を? What is the correct answer and why is it correct?

This is a question that I have found in a JLPT-N5 mock test paper. 弟はへや___そうじをしました。 And the answer for that is の, but I selected を. Could someone possibly clarify this please? Why の and why not を? ...
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Is the word for walk (sanpo) a verb?

I notice that it's different from the other verbs I know that end in -masu. Also I see that take a walk is sanpo o shimasu. Can someone explain is there a verb for walking, is sanpo the verb and if ...
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Why we should use "を" instead of "に" when talking about a place?

I have a question regarding this sentence: かのじょといっしょにこうえんをさんぽします。 If the "を" marks a direct object of a sentance, why we use it the way it looks above. Could we use here "に" instead of "を"? ...
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What is the meaning of している in this sentence?

I know from looking at the title many of you are thinking "Frey, you should KNOW THIS by now." And to be honest I should, its just a matter of the more research I did only served to further confuse me....
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How do I add an object to noun を します verbs?

When you want to associate a noun を します action (what English-speakers would call "verbing a noun") with a specific noun, what particles are used and where? For example, if I was saying "I study", you ...
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Why is using the particle 'wo' now seemingly optional?

Why is using wo, now seemingly optional? Now I tend to only see noun suru opposed to noun wo suru/shimasu. What are the implications/ connotations of using or not using wo? Are there times where you ...
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noun + を + nounする vs noun の noun を する

Are both of these formats interchangeable?: noun の noun を する noun + を + noun する For example: I'm going to practice the piano on Monday 月曜日にピアノの練習をするつもりです (noun の noun を する) 月曜日にピアノを練習するつもりです (noun + ...
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電話する or 電話をする to form the verb

I'd like to know if there is any difference between 電話する and 電話をする, if they mean the same, or if 電話をする doesn't even exist. I ask this because in an exercise in my book it says to use をする with 電話 to ...
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Identifying relative clauses: Is this の replaceable with が?

I was browsing through the Japanese Dictionary for the definition of "歯医者” One of the definition is as follow "歯の治療をする医者". I believe that the の here is replaceable with が here. But I am not sure how ...
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Use of の (particle) in this sentence: [duplicate]

こんにちは! Recently, I've been practicing for the JLPT N5 using the website's sample questions. However, in sample question 5, where it asks to give the correct particle out of a choice of four particles,...
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Is this sentence correct? 時間をゲームをするために過ごす (spend your time in order to play games)

I'm currently battling myself to know if this sentence is correct or not, 時間をゲームするために過ごす seems correct to me but adding a を doesn't. If it isn't correct please paraphrase it Is there even a ...
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Can の be used to link nouns to verbs?

So I read that の can be used like an 's in English to show possession of something belonging to someone. But I am confused. Is it grammatically correct to use の as in: 部屋の掃除を手伝う to mean "help with ...
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Is there an actual difference in meaning or nuance between 私達の世話をする and 私達を世話する?

I have seen this pattern where を is replaced by の in many sentences that use a する verb. I got used to this construction by exposure and it has started to look less clunky and more natural to me, but ...
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participial constructions / sentence adverbials

I’ve come across two sentences that seem to share a construction that I’m not familiar with: 一時間 働いて どのくらいのお金がもらえますか。 ご心配かけて申し訳 ございません I haven’t been able to find references to it. In both, the ...
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