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よろしく as particle/adverb meaning ように?

Recently I came across an unfamiliar usage of よろしくnamely よろしくas an particle? adverb? Probably it means something like ~ように。I was told it gives the sentence an "ironic" nuance but I am not ...
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というのか vs というのですか

「精霊がアイドル......しかも最低でも半年以上前からこっちの世界に溶け込んで生活してたっていうの?こんな活動をしながら?はっ、狂三なんて目じゃないわね」 琴里が発した狂三の名に、士道はぴくりと顔を動かした。以前、人間として士道のクラスに転入してきた精霊である。 Hi. I previously thought the bold part is the same as というのか until I ...
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When to use としたら instead of たら for conditionals

When is it recommended to use としたら in place of simply たら? It seems that in many cases たら can serve the role of "if it you were..." so in what places do we need to use としたら? For example, ...
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Comparison with ほうは rather than ほうが

Continuing my mission to understand how people can learn Japanese with Duolingo (I'm sure it's not possible) I was posed the following sentence: My current apartment is more spacious than my previous ...