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のだと between 愛している and 思う

In the sentence 私はあなたを愛しているのだと思う, what's the deal with the のだと at the end? I thought the -て form was supposed to be used.
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I recently came across this sentence これまで僕はいろいろな人と言語交をして。(Up until now I have done language exchanges with a variety of people.) But why use これ not 今?

In the sentence 「これまで僕はいろいろな人と言語交をして。」Why was これ used instead of 今 here? As far as I know まで means something along the lines of “up until” so in order to say “up until now” why say 「これまで」and not 「今まで」?...
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Whats the diffrence with に and を in this sentence?

I am having trouble understanding the use of に in this following sentence, and also if putting を instead of に would change the meaning of the sentence. 何に興味がありますか。
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How would you form the comparative of an adjective?

How do you express the comparative form of an adjective in Japanese? (e.g. lower, higher, taller)
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what's the difference

*I just started learning these and they really confused me whats the difference between (Douzo yoroshiku) and Hajimemashite.
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Do I need to learn kanji to speak/write japanese?

I'm learning Japanese but do I have to learn kanji, because I don't want to learn 50,000 letters.
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Is a long "yes" written "はははははい" or "はーい"?

How do I write a long はい? I mean like when in anime, students all say "yeeeeees" to their sensei, is it written "はははははい" or "はーい"?
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Why is Fugu (フグ) spelled in katakana? Isn't it usually only used for english words? [duplicate]

i was doing some research because i have to design a logo for a japanese restaurant. I saw that people usually spell it in katakana even though you only use katakana with english words/names (to my ...
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What does mean Vる+とこ?

I was watching Terrace House and someone used Vる+とこ many times in her sentence so I was wondering what it mean. Here is her sentence : 鼻クソほじるとこ、よだれ飛ばすとこ、あと 下ネタばっか言ってるとこ。 Thank you !
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山には多く雪があります。 what does ”は” after ”に” mean? [duplicate]

Why can't I say ”山に多い雪があります”? What does ”は” after ”に” mean?
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Why is 毎日 placed before 家 here?

"妻は毎日家でお茶を飲みます。" It seems so weird. I was told by a Native that in Japanese, they tend to put words for time at the start of the sentence, so putting it before 妻 makes sense to me. I'm using ...
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Is there anything wrong with the sentence "今午前七時間です"?

I'm reviewing the first section of Lingodeer by redoing all the tests. It wanted me to type out "It's 7 a.m. now." I typed this in and got it wrong. The correct answer was simply to remove 間,...
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Need help in understanding a censored word

I've ran into a word that I can't seem to find/translate anywhere on the website and would appreciate if somebody can help me. the word is: モ〇マス, and it was in the following sentence: モ〇マスをよろしく。 Thank ...
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How do I pronounce 疲れ

I'm learning Japanese from (glossika), still very Beginner A1 Low (1.7%), so I want to know how to pronounce 疲れ. I know it's つかれ=tsu ka re, but I hear it like (tu ka re), and that the full Sentence, ...
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Help with translation of song line - confusing use of particles, unsure how to deal with a pun

So I was trying to translate this song (full lyrics here) but there's this one line that I can't make sense out of. その餌で凍えて誂えて この折に巣食い尽くす この唄を 捧げます。 With that bait, freeze and make to order. ...
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