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What does へ mean at the end of this sentence?

It is a specific usage to headlines in newspaper. Practically it means it is going to happen, which derives from the most basic sense of へ: direction. The line in the question has が and を omitted: ...
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Can 何でも either mean 'everything' or 'anything' depending on the context?

Please consider the more literal translation of 何でも as "whatever it is" to make sense of this situation. This is not a translation you will want to actually use, but it can help clarify how ...
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Understanding 軍服に着られた

It is a rhetorical use of passive voice. 服に着られる basically means the person in the clothes gives a funny impression, e.g. the size is too big, it simply does not go well, etc. (Added) It is less common ...
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Use of で in 彼のことで何かご存知ですか

No, it doesn't have to do with your example sentence being in 敬語 and the verb in 尊敬語. Note the link @broccoli facemask provides in their comment. 【接続】 名詞[辞書形]+のことで 【意味】 〜について 【例文】 ①N1の文法のことで質問があります ②...
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What is the difference between 〜してんじゃねえ and するんじゃねえ?

~してんじゃねえ is short for ~しているんじゃねえ (see this), so する is in the progressive/perfective (-teiru) form. Thus this only refers to what's already going on or what just happened. On the other hand, ~するんじゃねえ ...
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Confusing on understanding【知ってるであるか】

It's 100% ungrammatical in standard Japanese, but some fictional characters speak like this. This is a キャラ語尾 that is sometimes referred to as である口調. A typical user of this 語尾 is an eccentric doctor or ...
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Understanding 〜がっている (used to talk about the speaker himself)

がる and がっている can indeed be used to talk about yourself, because this construct essentially talks about outward signs indicative of someone's internal thoughts, emotions, or feelings. So it's all about ...
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When is it inappropriate to use the pluralizing suffixes -たち, -ら?

I think the reason たち cannot be used in those sentences is that the words before it don’t refer to concrete people. 川本と柴田は大学の教師だ。 Kawamoto and Shibata are college professors. 川本 and 柴田 are concrete ...
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Why 忘れてる in「来週(明日)には忘れてる」?

I think the main difference lies in when the said action (instant-state-change verb, 忘れる in your case) can happen. 来週には○○する implies something will happen around or (shortly) before 来週 but not now, ...
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Aは病気です. Isn't 病気 an abstract noun?

Let's look at jisho.org's entry carefully. It says: 病気 Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no' In other words, 病気 is a no-adjective as well as a noun; it can work like the English ...
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What does「十分になるか、ならないか」mean?

The meaning of 十分になるかもしれません Possibly ten mins have passed may be not that different from the bold phrase, but it is more interchangeable with 十分くらいです It is about ten mins. Generally Xになるかならないか where X ...
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How to parse 「月日の経つのは早いものだ」

月日の経つのは早いものだ。 月日が経つのは早いものだ。 These sentences are syntactically exactly the same. Changing の to が doesn't change the meaning of the sentence a bit. The particles after 月日 are subject markers, and 月日{が/...
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のに being used in a positive sense?

This is not the particle のに meaning "even though", "despite", which is composed of 準体助詞「の」+接続助詞「に」(デジタル大辞泉(小学館)) This is 準体助詞「の」+格助詞「に」. (ibid.) The difference is significant, ...
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What form is being used in 参らせんとて

まいらす (まゐらす in historical kana) is an old subsidiary verb that forms a humble expression. It corresponds to お~する or ~申し上げる in modern Japanese. It was originally the causative form of 参る, but it lost ...
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なのに vs. だけど in the sentence

(な)のに may also be used to show disappointment in addition to meaning "although". This is in contrast with (だ)けど, which is a neutral form of "but/although". 勉強は大変なのに、諦めちゃだめ。 Is ...
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Can する substitute a previously used verb?

As you suspected, it's best to repeat the verb. 食べたいけど食べると太る。 Unlike English that requires you to say "I" twice, Japanese allows you to omit everything other than the verb itself. IMO the ...
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Why is the causative used here?

鑑識には顔が利く、徹底的に調べさせます means (私が)鑑識(課)には顔が利く。(私が鑑識課に)徹底的に調べさせます。 "I have contacts in the crime lab. I will have them analyze the items thoroughly." 鑑識 in this line means 鑑識課, "crime lab&...
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What is the difference between に違いない and きっと~でしょう?

I see two differences. Basically きっと is even more subjective. きっと is typically used to describe a desirable outcome. きっと失敗するだろう is grammatical but this can sound you are hoping someone will fail. ...
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Receiver of a もらう verb

Your understanding is correct. Unless you already know what actually happened, it is practically impossible to understand from that sentence alone that the grandmother didn’t herself ask the writer to ...
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てもらう and how it's used with particle に

もらう ("to receive") is a verb that can take up to three particles (i.e., trivalent). AがBにCをもらう means "A (gratefully) receives C from B". 彼女は母に指輪をもらった。 She received a ring from her ...
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What does ついたつかないで mean in this sentence?

It's not a te-form. The phrase used there is ついたつかない (meaning whether or not) + a reason expressing で. This is a variant of 「するしない」 and 「するかしないか」. するかしないか, for instance, can occur in these phrases. ~...
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What's な doing in 絶えなんとする?

Yes, that な is the irrealis form (未然形) of ぬ from classical Japanese. ぬ is usually the auxiliary for the perfective aspect (as in 風立ちぬ), but when it's combined with an auxiliary of inference such as ん (...
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How to parse "ものとも", when used at the end of a sentence in a Japanese dictionary entry?

How to parse "ものとも", when used at the end of a sentence in a Japanese dictionary entry? もの = noun と = quotative particle も = particle "also" I'd understand it as the shortened ...
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using じゃない in の言葉じゃないけど for affirmation?

Grammatically speaking, this じゃない is a negation. This Xじゃないけど is a kind of set phrase that typically implies "I don't mean to directly quote from X, but I feel the same thing as what X said",...
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Why not 東京で?「東京にいつ激しい地震があるか誰にもわからない」

The following two sentences are both fine, but focus is slightly different. 東京でいつ激しい地震があるか誰にもわからない。 東京にいつ激しい地震があるか誰にもわからない。 The first sentence with で focuses on the possible occurrence of a strong ...
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Why does 土曜日に予定があります sound off?

I think the reason they sound a bit off as standalone sentences compared to, say, 月曜日に試験があります is as follows. に as the time marker expects an event to be bound to a particular point of time, but 予定 is ...
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What is the difference between 自然【しぜん】 and 自然【じねん】?

You're probably reading a bit too much into this. 自然【しぜん】 is the reading of the word for almost all modern contexts. The reading じねん is mostly only used when reading Buddhist texts. If you google 自然 ...
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Meaning of ともすれば

I think the explanation you are looking for is actually in that answer you linked, but I see your struggle and I understand why this word's exact meanings are difficult to grasp, so I am going to give ...
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What is this やれ form?

It’s the ます-stem of やれる, which is the potential form of やる. The particle も (or は) may be inserted between a ます-stem and the auxiliary verb する like that. やれもした means the same as やることもできた. The latter ...
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どちら or どちらの方 in a question

Consider a pattern "XとY、{どちら/どちらのほう}がZ". どちら will be preferred in following cases: Z is unique: (Looking at a photo showing two women) 右と左、どちらがあなたの奥さんですか? Which is your wife, right or left? ...
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