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When to use 仕上げ and when to use 仕上がり?

仕上げ is a noun corresponding to transitive to finish and 仕上がり to intransitive to finish. 仕上げ means someone's action of finishing/having finished something 仕上がり means something's finished state ...
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Differences between 栽培する, 作る, and 育てる for "grow"?

I guess you can use all three without sounding too odd in gardening contexts. 作る is more common for something edible and may imply growing for crops 育てる may be preferred for flowers (バラを作る is a bit ...
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What are the differences between 出身地 and 故郷{こきょう}?

Yes, as explained in Mindful's answer, 出身地 is closer to "birthplace" and 故郷 is closer to "home(town)". 出身地 is a matter-of-fact word that objectively refers to the place where one ...
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