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(推量形+) というものだ: nuance and function? [duplicate]

圧倒的だなんて言葉では表現しきれない、絶望的な戦力差である。 しかもそれらが皆、親でも殺されたかのような調子で士道に憎々しげな視線を送ってきているのだ。どれだけ肝が据わった人間でも汗くらい滲ませようというものである。 だが、改変後の折紙の意識が『士道への思い三〇パーセント:節度七〇パーセント』だったところに、『士道への思い一二〇パーセント』が足されたなら、...
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Confusion regarding the usage of 〜たいものだ

In the grammar exercise book for JLPT N2, I came across the following question: ( )を食べてみたいものだ。 a. あ、このおいしそうな料理 b. 今日はユリさんのうちで手料理 c. 一度、その珍しい魚 the correct answer is c. The explanation of the original ...
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Difference between ものだ and というものだ

人気者がそろっているというだけで、華やいだかんじになるというものだ。 Simply having popular people around makes for a cheerful feeling. I think the ものだ used here is number 2) from this answer. Please correct me if I'm wrong. I was ...
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Using もの at the end of a sentence

I still have a lot of problems figuring out when to use もの at the end of a sentence. I got in my JLPT book this example sentence: 100歳の祖母は健康診断で何も異常がなかった。あの年にもなれば、悪いところの一つ二つは( ) I was unsure ...
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Strange usage of というもの

I need help understanding というもの in the sentence 貴方一人を御し得ないようでは私の器も知れるというもの. I am reading Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works and one of the servants "Caster", is going to use her blade to take ...
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Meaning of the phase: 筋ってもんだ

I'm having a bit of trouble getting a grasp of 筋ってもん (sujitte mon) and what it's supposed to convey. Does it possibly have kind of declarative function for whatever precedes it? Examples include: ...
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What would be the function of the というものだ in this context?

一体、士道や琴里にどんな狙いがあるかわからなかったが、それが七罪にとって不利益になるものであろうことは想像に難くなかった。きっと何らかの方法で七罪に復讐するつもりに決まっているのだ。それこそ、肥え太らせてから食べてしまうつもりかもしれない。それならば、七罪にこんなに美味しいご飯を与える意味もわかるというものだ。 Hi. What would be the function of the ...
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Structure of ~くもなろうものだ

久方ブリダナ…百年前我ヲ封ジタ タカマガハラノ 野良大神ヨ 我ヲ仕損ジテ石クレニ成リ果テルモ マダ我ニ拘ッテイルトハ "石ノ中ニモ百年"カ …黴臭クモナロウモノダ! (source: 『大神』) Said by the villain to the protagonist, who's been sleeping as a stone statue for the last ...
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What does もんなんすかねぇ actually mean?

それって教師がなんかしてどうにかなるもんなんすかねぇ What is actually this sentence trying to say? The character is a teacher and he got told starting the second year his students will need more 個々の実力 and he think this I ...
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Using わかったもんじゃない

The online dictionary Jisho says that this is a colloquial expression, but offers no examples of its use; and I can't find examples elsewhere online. I used it in a sentence intending to say, "We ...
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てっきり「知らん」ってほっておくものとばかり… I can't understand the meaning of ばかり here [duplicate]

I was reading a manga, and I came across that sentence and I can't understand the use of ばかり, I read some grammar guides but I can't find an explame or explanation that fits this sentence. I ...
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ものか in this sentence?

Person 1:まさか走って現場まで向かうとは person 2:他にどうすんだよ Person 1:てっきり先生なら空も飛べるものかと (思った) I just wanna make sure im understanding this right, that ものか is basically satire right? my attempt on translation: Person 1:...
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What is the use of ものでしょうか in this context? 「今から治療して間に合うものでしょうか?」

Upon being asked why she didn't bring her child to the hospital back then she replies: 今から治療して間に合うものでしょうか!? My understanding from context is that she's saying time passed since the incident and ...
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