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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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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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What does きた do in this sentence

What is the difference between 中学生になってもずっとボーッと生きてきたけど 中学生になってもずっとボーッと生きたけど What does きた do in this sentence this is from the second episode of the anime K-On! the character is telling a story about ...
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Meaning of 付いてくる and 付いていく

While it may appear as possible duplicate The difference between "follow" using についていく、「あと?」をつける、「あと?」をついていく , the specificity here is a school/training context which was not discussed ...
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What's きます in 持ってきます?

What does きます mean here? Also I'd like a translation for this sentence. 女の子達は両親に朝御飯を持ってきます。
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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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What does kimashita means in 寒くなってきました

寒くなってきました I learned the grammar "verb-te + ikimasu/kimasu" which means doing something and going back or the other. I searched up the grammar and it also means "becoming/start to"....
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Meaning of 芯を通す and 芯の通る

In this manga about boxing I found the following unrelated sentences: 1) もっと探れ… 伏黒【ふくろ】さんの拳。小さくても攻撃を未然に防ぐため… 芯を通してくる。 2) 芯の通ったパンチを打ってこなくなって… 後退を優先してる。 In the first the protagonist is thinking ...
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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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Understanding かかわってくる

「進級するにあたっては、一般教養の単位も必要だが、各学科の個別課題の提出率も大きくかかわってくる」 I understand that the speaker is saying the 提出率 matters a great deal when it comes to 進級. But why is there a くる added to 関わる? Does the くる mean ...
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Trouble understanding 着ていったら

I am having trouble understanding 着ていったら in the following sentence: 明日の夕食会にはどんな服を着ていったら良いですか。 I understand how ~たら is normally used, its more combination with ていっ that seems to be throwing me off. ...
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てきた grammar form

Can you explain me the difference between these two sentences : 誰かが電話した。 誰かが電話して来た。
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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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Verb てform + くる what does it mean?

I'd like to know what is the meaning of the previous pattern I mentioned in the following sentence: 職場ではそんな話ばかりきこえてくるぞ! I guess きこえて is the てform of 聞こえる. But what is the meaning of きこえて + くる ...
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Explanation of 「雪も降ってきて」

What does it mean to have も plus the て form and きて?A translation gives me “Now that it’s snowing...” so does するもしてきて mean “Now that it’s X...”? Or is there another meaning to it?
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