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助詞「まで」. An adverbial particle indicating "to; till; as far as", or by extension indicating emphasis ("even").

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Particle と as a standard of comparison with まで

Referring to the sound of an extreme megaphone: 地上なら、何十キロと遠くまで達する音だ。 If it's above ground it is a sound that will reach as far as several tens of kilometres. I'm pretty confident I've translated ...
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how to make sense of 御用の方は屋上にまで?

At the beginning of Love Live! Sunshine!! Ep.13, there is a notice written by the character Hanamaru, that writes: 御用の方は屋上にまで. The screenshot The English substitle says "If you need us, we'll be on ...
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救えたはずのもの… (lots of unaccounted もの)

I have a real patchy understanding of this sentence in Danganronpav3. The speaker is 星 (Hoshi) and is incredibly cynical in contrast to the main character's optimism. He sometimes explains things in ...
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Meaning of まで in 地下3階まであります

東京都多摩市で26日午後2時ごろ、つくっているビルが火事になって、5人が亡くなりました。ビルは3階建てで、地下3階まであります。 Around 2 o'clock on the afternoon of the 26th in 多摩市 5 people died when a building which was under construction caught fire. It's a ...
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Unsure about this usage of the word まで [duplicate]

I was doing some N4 practice questions and came across this sentence 先生に すっかり ごちそうになって おみやげ まで いただいてしまいました。 I'm not sure what まで is supposed to mean in this context? My general understanding of the ...
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Please help me identify who does what in this sentence and check the translation

Here is the sentence: 妹に車で駅まで迎えに行かせます。 The translation from Tatoeba is I will have my sister pick you up at the station. I've been reading "Making Sense of Japanese: What the Textbooks Don't ...
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Meaning of adverb followed by まで

専門家などは、このミサイルはアメリカに届くぐらい遠くまで飛ぶと考えています。 Experts think that this missile will fly far enough to reach America. I've never seen まで used with an adverb before. This translation is my best guess. ...
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Difference between AからBで and AからBまで

台風が近くに来ると、沖縄県から本州の広い場所で、とても強い雨がたくさん降る心配があります。 If the typhoon comes near then, from Okinawa to the wide place of Honshuu, there is a worry that there will be a lot of very strong rainfall. I'm not ...
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interpretation of 自分まで [duplicate]

そのときの俺は、子供なりのつたない言葉で、自分まで父親を見捨てるわけにはいかない、とかなんとかのことを言った。 At that time, in a childish way, I said something along the lines of I can't abandon my father. Normally まで is following some action or ...
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私まで嬉しい is translated as “I am happy”, what function of まで is this?

Why is it used this way instead of は for example?
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How does までに work with 少しずつ

日本の小学校は、2020年度までに英語の授業を少しずつ増やすことになっています。 Japanese primary schools are expected to increase English classes gradually by 2020. I'm confused about the combination of までに (by) with 少しずつ (little by ...
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Difference between に and まで? [closed]

What's the difference between the particles に、and まで? And what does it mean when combined to make までに? I've been quite confused as to what these two mean. And I was hoping someone could compare the ...
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Meaning of で in 敦賀から新大阪まで〈で〉2兆1000億円かかる予定です

Regarding the construction of a new bullet train line: 工事のお金は、[敦賀]{つるが}から新大阪までで2兆1000億円かかる予定です。 The construction cost from 敦賀 to 新大阪 is expected to be (some eye watering amount of money). I can'...
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When まで is preceded with a time, does it include that time?

For example, in my grammar textbook, the sentence: 昨日は3時から5時まで友達とテニスをした Is translated as "Yesterday, I played tennis with my friend from 3 till 5." Which implies that the speaker was playing from ...
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What's the difference between まで and までに?

I'm studying for N3 Japanese test. I'm stuck in a sentence of an exercise in which is written 帰国するまでになんとか日本語を習得したい。 Why is it wrong to say 帰国するまでなんとか日本語を習得したい。? I really don't get it, if ...
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Understanding したことまで

The speaker is defending her teacher: 「毎日クラス全員のこと、こまかくノートに書いてるんだよ。会話したことまで」 Every day, in her notebook, she made detailed notes about all the class. Even as far as conversations. Am I correct ...
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に まで differences in usage with person or things

From what I understand に marks the destination of a verb, like まで。 僕が彼に愛を感じる   僕が彼まで愛を感じる Some explanation I find for に are: 1)に plainly wears many different hats, but I like to think of に as a ...
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Would まで work here?

In this weekend's Wall Street Journal, there is an article about Russia being a hotbed for terrorism. I apologize for the serious subject matter, but I wanted to see if my understanding of the まで ...
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Placement of まで

I was reading this, and maybe I'm just missing some common knowledge, but the following part of the sentence in question surprised me: しかも付録までついてこれは買うしかない!! Specifically, 「付録までついて」. I wonder why ...
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How to say “I will have arrived home by 6 pm.”

I've just started Japanese, so please go easy on the grammar! I see from this website that ~madeni means "by that time," but I'm not sure if you just append that to the time you want to specify (i.e.,...
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Meaning of にまでなる

まあっ、なんて欲ばりな女だろうね。あんたみたいな犬がねぇ、くわえてた肉を池におっことしたって話が、童話にまでなってるよ。 Come now. What a greedy girl. The story of a dog like you which dropped a piece of meat it was holding in its mouth into the pond is ...
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Meaning of verb-てまで

I've seen from this link and other sources that verb-てまで means "to the point of verb" or "to the extent of verb". But I can't make this work in the phrase below. 必死で努力してまでほめられるの... being ...
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Meaning of にまで?

A long time ago, I came across this example sentence in Jisho: 彼{かれ}の仕事{しごと}は井戸掘{いどほ}りからゴミの処理{しょり}にまで及ぶ{およぶ}。 His tasks range from digging wells to getting rid of garbage. Why does this sentence ...
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How does まで work in ~なまでの/~なまでに?

I ran into the following sentence in a video game called 善人シボウデス: 俺の腕は暴力的なまでの勢いで、後方に向かって手{た}繰{ぐ}り寄{よ}せられた。 I decided to look online, and I found similar examples, some of which used に rather than ...