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How to properly use 離れる

I think your sentence is understood, but it could feel ambiguous (time or distance?) and the listener may ask what you mean. Most probably just use a different verb would be more common: ...
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「予習」はどういう意味ですか。

The word 予習 means "preparatory study" or "preparation for a lesson." It is used to refer to the act of studying or reviewing material in advance in order to be better prepared for ...
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強くさせてくれたこと and "The thing that made me strong"

So Google Translate is often wrong, and generally should not be trusted regardless, but I do not think that is actually the issue in this case. I think the fundamental issue here is that in Japanese, ...
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Common placeholder names in Japanese

As you may know, Japanese has some common family names just like Chinese has 張 or 李. So default names like the following are what you see, for example, in form templates. 鈴木一郎 山田太郎 山田花子 (Actually 山田 ...
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Double 可能形? 話せるようになれるまで

Strictly speaking, I think you are right about 話せるようになれる, and it does sound odd if you think about it. At the same time, it should be the kind of redundancy that passes unnoticed in ordinary usage. In ...
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Meaning of 「神様、仏様、X様」

I've heard "様" when in reference to one own self is a sense of ego or pride or yourself being greater than the normal people. For example, in the series "Doraemon" I've heard ...
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Interpretation of もの in ヒーローとは常にピンチを壊していくもの

I assume (from the question) you understand it as a kind of contraction of ヒーローとは常にピンチを壊していくものだ! which is correct. It is an instance of 体言止め. E.g., see this question. Practically, it is better to ...
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What does "なるなって" mean?

This is the negative imperative な, plus the quotative って. So we have: 約束を守れないような人間にはなるなって教えてくれたのはミトさんだよ! The one who taught me "Don't become someone who can't keep their promises" — that's ...
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