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What does はね mean

Rather than "signifying shared information", I would characterize ね generally as "agreement-seeking". (After all, it's often attached to questions.) Or perhaps [相]{あい}づち-seeking is ...
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How do we know which particle to use for がっかりする?

~でがっかりする and ~にがっかりする are both correct. 薄っぺらい内容にがっかりした。 I was disappointed by the frivolous content. 薄っぺらい内容でがっかりした。 (it had) frivolous content, and (so) I was disappointed. In this case, there isn'...
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Confused by 付いてくる and the particle usage

The つく in the first example is the 付く you're familiar with, which is an intransitive verb meaning something like 離れない状態になる at its core. The つく in the second example is a different word that just ...
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