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Differences/Similarities Between そうすると and そうしたら

It is more or less the difference between と and たら. You can look at the following, for example: Differences among -たら, なら, -と, -んだったら, -ば, etc What is the difference between と, たら and 時【とき】? A ...
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What is this usage of “すごい的” and “言えよ”

的 is basically a suffix meaning "-ish" or "-like", but in super-informal or frivolous speech, it can follow an entire clause (ending with the dictionary form) to add the same ...
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What does こちらとしても mean?

You'd better think it is として as a word on its own. The usage in question is the same as the example: 私としては賛成でも反対でもない As for me, I am neither for nor against it. Here it is も instead of は, so こちらとしても ...
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Is 「太太」("wife") pejorative? Archaic?

It's kanji, but it's not Japanese. It's Chinese, meaning one's wife, and is often used to address the title of a married woman, just like 'Mrs.'. e.g. 陈(Chen)太太 is simply Mrs. Chen. 太太 now has a ...
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Is 「太太」("wife") pejorative? Archaic?

That is a Chinese word, both according to Jisho and Goo dictionary: タイタイ【太太】 《(中国語)》奥様。夫人。 Not sure if pejorative; please refer to the Chinese SE. This word isn't used in Japanese with this meaning.
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Difference between 粒子物理学 and 素粒子物理学

It is not about difference but about an accepted translation for the subarea of physics. In different contexts, the English word particle may or may not be translated into the Japanese 粒子, but ...
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What does リスとび refer to in this children's book? "リスとび"

You can't tell the nature of リス跳び. Just as English has phrases such as "bear crawl", "crab walk" and "duck walk", Japanese has phrases like ウサギ跳び ("rabbit hop"),...
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What does リスとび refer to in this children's book? "リスとび"

Have you ever watched squirrels in trees? They hide from each other and then pounce. They chase each other maddeningly quickly in circles around the tree or even up and down the tree in seeming ...
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What does リスとび refer to in this children's book? "リスとび"

Note that this is a guess without evidence The de facto standard for leapfrog in Japanese are 蛙跳び (frog) or 馬跳び (horse). Since we're dealing with squirrels here the author simply used リス. EDIT Added ...
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What does 炎影の旅路 translates to?

This is not the name of a game but the name of an upcoming event quest of FFXIV. The official English translation of 炎影の旅路 is The Path Infernal. 旅路 is just "path (of a journey)" or just &...
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