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the meaning of で in 私は学生で友だちはいしゃです。 [duplicate]

Can anyone tell what で means in this sentence: 私は学生で友だちはいしゃです。Thank you. It looks like the で in this sentence means "and" but I'm not really sure.
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Purpose of で particle in sentence from book [duplicate]

I'm reading a book and came across this sentence トリケラトプスは白亜紀の終わり頃にいた恐竜で、草や木などの葉を食べていた。 My translation The triceratops a dinosaur, which existed towards the end of the cretaceous period, ate ...
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a sentence that ends with “de”

sorry if my English is bad but neither English nor Japanese is my language. i'm new to Japanese too. I have a question that i hope you will answer it. "赤ちゃんだんごはいつも幸せの中で" This is from a song named "...
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Does this で mean である?

さも自分は当事者で真相を知っているかの如く、新しい奇怪な物語を描き、 I always wondered if it was possible to replace である with で, is it what that is? 当事者である真相を知っているかの如く、 Furthermore, I'd like clarifications regarding two other things:...
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Overall syntax of this sentence

この部屋はシャワーだけでお風呂がないんですが。 => "This apartment only has a shower but no bathtub" This would be what I think this sentence says contentwise. I also think it could be a viable translation, but the way ...
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Use of で when describing survey results (or answers)

Could someone please explain the use of で (in bold) below? The line is taken from the article: 男の子の将来の夢は「学者」 女の子は「食べ物屋さん」 and describes the results of a survey. 女の子で1番多かったのは、21年続けて「食べ物屋さん」で、11.3%...
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How to understand “で” and 献立 here?

原文は、 目黒にある「バランス食品」では、糖尿病患者やダイエット中の人向けのメニューが用意されている。 厳密なカロリー計算をした健康メニューで専門の栄養士が献立を考える。 厳密なカロリー計算をした健康メニューで専門の栄養士が献立を考える これを 厳密なカロリー計算をした健康メニューを通じて、専門の栄養士が献立を考える として理解してもいいですか。 そして、...
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Question about “nari”

七三年にはテレビ番組になり、今も毎週続いています。 I understand the sentence to be: In '73 it became a television show, and today it continues every week. My question is about the form of the verb なる in the above ...
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Is the で in ~が原因で~ the copula?

In constructs like ~が原因で起こった~ is the で the て form of だ? For example in: 旦那や子どもへの嫉妬が原因で起こったママ友トラブル I assume it is for the が to make sense, but I can't find any information on this, so if anyone knows ...
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What does [で] mean in [前は花屋で]…?

隣にパン屋があります。前は花屋で、花屋の隣は魚屋です。 Is it simply used as a connector? Is it simply used to avoid making 2 sentences e.g."前は花屋です。花屋の隣は魚屋です。"? I previously thought this was only done for Na adjectives to ...