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Who "acts out" the verb here?

https://i.imgur.com/3cb9EjH.png Found it while browsing fan forums on Nier automata. I'm not sure what the second paragraph means here? It looks like the speaker cuts himself off. Who does the ...
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Usage of っ inbetween て and た forms?

I have seen quotes in manga and games in which a verb will be presented as (If I remember correctly) "しまっていった" as opposed to "しまっていた". Why is this? Is this an anomaly? Is one form ...
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What does "ふってきて mean in the sentence "これが、突然空からふってきて..."? [duplicate]

I know the sentence means something like "This suddenly came out of the sky...". "これが" means "this is" (side question: why add "が" instead of just keeping it as ...
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Usage of the てくる in 近づいてくる。

瞳に涙をためながら、おずおずと、彼が香織さんに近づいてくる。 I'm curious, what is the usage of てくる in this sentence? Why not いく? Given the character in question is clearly "heading" for the 香織さん and it's not 香織さん coming ...
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How do these two を relate to the respective verbs?

For full context: https://www.satorireader.com/articles/sanzu-no-kawa-episode-1-edition-m?sentenceID=SrOvSLFfSOyCJFzmEmFt Sentence in question: そこを、対向車線を走る車が、もうスピードですれちがっていく => "vehicles, which ...
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~てくる meaning for 意志動詞

Please what is the use of "~てくる" in that sentence? I have been struggling to understand it 一気にその日中にA社B社C社から借りていくそういう方法取ってくるのでお金はその場で回収しちゃう By the way it came out in this video at 29:54 ...
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Who is doing the action in the second sentence?

I'm translating the following two sentences from a book written in first person. 女の子は動かない。 [悠然]{ゆう・ぜん}とナイフを構えたまま、 [身体]{≪からだ≫}の向きだけを変えてくる。 Is the person turning their body in the second sentence the ...
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What does the きた in this sentence mean?

今度は何を覚えてきた? Mother said to her daughter that just got back home I wanna interpret it as "what did you learn? (and got back here home)?" but i don't know if that's correct.
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what does きた mean in 履いてきた

like in 履いてきた靴 how would it change if i wrote 履いた靴?
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Is 受け繋が usage here correct?

アレキサンダー、ハンニバル、ローマの将軍達へと受け繋がれてきた英雄達の包囲殲滅戦法 This comment was on a video about the battle of mohacs wherein the ottomens used the pincer attack to win . i think the commenter wanted to say that they - ...
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駅まで遠いですから、歩いていくので - は疲れますよ or 疲れていますよ。

駅まで遠いですから、歩いていくのでは 疲れますよ 疲れていますよ。 I chose 2 above but it was wrong, 1 - は疲れますよ is the correct answer. My interpretation and reasoning: "The station is far from here so, I walked and therefore I ...
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I notice after the Te form verb there is usually a います or きます. Is every masu verb be able to follow a Te form?

夕方になって少し雲が出てきました。 what is the grammar point of this?
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The use of strategy/戦略 in this line

I have the following line of dialogue されに視野を広げた「戦略」によっては戦いそのものの意味すら変わってくる Two people have been talking about the changes needed to get to grips with potential future tech that might disrupt the ...
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What does てくる mean in this sentence

私のベッドに寝転がっていた仙台さんが当然のように言って、肩を叩いてくる I know the general grammar behind it meaning change of state and movement but its my first time seeing it with a verb like 叩く
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Is「していこう」another way to write「移行する」

人間はみな平等だよね、そういう社会にしていこうね I think this quote means something along the lines of transitioning into a society in which everyone is equal, but if that is an accurate translation, then why is していこう not ...
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