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What's the difference: 「ワンさんがはたらいているびょういんはこうべ[に・が]あります」

In these sentences, the main verb is あります; then ワンさん が はたらいて いる びょういん is a topic marked with は. Finally, こうべ is either a grammatical subject marked with が, or a location marked with に. This verb ある (...
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Using particle に with 今回/次回/前回

Yes, both are correct. When used adverbially in the sense of "on the next occasion" or "next time", 次回 and 次回に are interchangeable, but I think the former is more common. This is ...
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Why and how does から work with「話を聞く」?

I think it's as simple as this being the 'listen' or 'hear' meaning rather than 'ask'.
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Why is で used with タイミング instead of に?

You're correct that タイミング almost always takes で: それを見たときに答えに気付いた。 それを見た瞬間に答えに気付いた。 それを見たタイミングで答えに気付いた。 Ultimately, you may have to remember this as a rule (we say ~した後で for whatever reason). One ...
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What does にすると mean?

~にする + conditional is a phrase to set a viewpoint or reference point. 彼にすると = 彼にしては = 彼としては = "for him; by his standards; in his standpoint". Similar examples: 私としましては... From my ...
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How is 以上に used in this sentence exactly?

I think you can go with 'on top of' or 'additionally', with nuances of 'more than', or 'beyond'. In other words, [the?] god is to blame not only for the ceremony, but also the senses and/or sensations....
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How is 以上に used in this sentence exactly?

In English one would probably say something along the lines of "more than the 行為 warranted". X以上に basically both sets "X" as the basis, the comparision point or standard, as well ...
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Possible pattern? Masu-stem+に+masu-stem+まくる

Vi (masu-stem) + に + Vi is an idiom. According to 現代日本語の同一動詞反復表現「VにV」について: 長時間・期間にわたってVし続けた結果、程度・量が極端である V (repeatedly) for a long duration or period so that its extent or amount is extreme Here the ...
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Possible pattern? Masu-stem+に+masu-stem+まくる

~に~する is a common pattern used to express "doing something repeatedly/aggressively". It can be used without まくる. This pattern has been asked on this site several times: Meaning of 「...
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