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「A」と「B」に同じグループのものがくる場合があります。 To break down the sentence... 「A」と「B」に -- into "A" and "B" 同じグループのもの -- (two) items of the same group / items that belong to the same group くる -- come / are placed 場合があります -- there are cases where... / in some cases, ... Put together: There are cases where (two) items of the same group are placed in "A" and "B". Example of ...


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I don't know what you mean by "How can I fix that?", but if you needed an example of a the case of the 「A」と「B」に同(おな)じグループ, what I think they probably meant that you could use the しても in a case like レタスにしてもきゅうりにしても野菜は体にいいです。


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You say: When using the に particle, the next verb (after the に) acts towards whatever preceeds the に particle... which suggests that you think of に as meaning 'to' in some sense. But I would say that it can just as often mean 'from'. 田中さんに本を買ってもらった。 Tanaka bought me a book. Literally: I received book buying from Tanaka. 田中さんに寿司を食べられた。 ...


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ConMan and Tom Kelly have addressed the question you have asked in the subject/title of your post. As for the rather different one in the body, it sounds to me as if your source is simply using "relative time" for times measured in hours or smaller units of time ("three seconds ago," "forty-five minutes from now," "forty-eight hours ago," etc.) and "relative ...


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An absolute time or date is a time period that will refer to the same time, regardless of when it is mentioned. These are typically exact times (on the same day in the current timezone unless otherwise stated) or calendar dates. In Japanese these are usually marked with the に particle but this can be omitted in casual conversation. For example: 午後6時15分 (6:...


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Absolute times are ones that stay where they are as time moves onwards, or to think of it another way they're the ones that you can circle on a calendar or measure on a clock. So "Tuesday" or "May 25th" or "4 AM" are all absolute times, and the ever-changing now will eventually catch up to them and then pass them. Relative times are ones measured in ...


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