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What does どころか mean here?

"AどころかB" has two different usages: Quite contrary to A, (the fact is) B; Far from A, (it's) B (B is the opposite of A) その本は安いどころか、3万円もした。 彼は英語が苦手どころか、英語の弁論大会で優勝経験がある。 詳しく知っているどころか、...
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How to simply say "and" in Japanese, to coordinate two actions?

Question 1: ("I like to X and Y", in one sentence) 私は料理することと泳ぐことが好きだ。 私は料理と水泳が好きだ。 You might not want nominalization, but I don't think you can get around it in this case. If you want to ...

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