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Possibly NSFW? What is an 既成事実?

既成事実 is not just an "established fact"; it often carries the connotation that something was done without proper consensus or procedures, but it's already irreversible. For example, if ...
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Understanding やる vs. できる in "To finish"

宿題をやった。 宿題ができた。 It's the latter that is associated with a nuance of "with effort". 宿題をやった plainly means "I did my homework". It says nothing about effort. 宿題ができた may just mean &...
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What does '一𢌞轉機' mean in this sentence?

I don't think 一𢌞轉機 is a known yoji-jukugo. 一回 is "once", and 転機 is "turning point", so the literal meaning of 一回転機を招来する is "to bring about one (big) turning point". 一大転機 ...
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