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13 votes
2 answers
7k views

Contrasting 〜てならない、〜てしょうがない and 〜てたまらない

39 votes
3 answers
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The difference between くらい and ほど in hyperbole

16 votes
2 answers
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Difference and nuance between することはない and する必要はない/する可能性はない

18 votes
5 answers
12k views

のだから vs のだ (んだから vs んだ)

63 votes
3 answers
24k views

The difference between が and を with the potential form of a verb

53 votes
3 answers
39k views

What's the difference between なぜ、どうして and なんで when meaning 'why'?

37 votes
3 answers
15k views

The differences between ~がたい、〜にくい、〜づらい

23 votes
2 answers
14k views

How does ほど work in the 〜すれば〜するほど construction?

38 votes
3 answers
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Contrasting っぽい、らしい、みたい

27 votes
2 answers
13k views

What is the difference between 様子、状況、状態、and 事情

41 votes
3 answers
14k views

Usage of なんて and なんか as emphasis

6 votes
3 answers
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What is the difference between 〜ないではいられない and 〜ずにはいられない

14 votes
2 answers
431 views

How to use 対応 correctly

26 votes
2 answers
5k views

What is the usage of 〜げ and how does it differ from 〜そう or 〜っぽい?

11 votes
1 answer
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verb た-form + そう, hearsay or observation?

12 votes
3 answers
3k views

What is the difference between 残念ながら and 残念なことに

9 votes
2 answers
1k views

What does こと refer to in だけのことはある

13 votes
2 answers
1k views

The nuance of ことなく compared with ないで

11 votes
3 answers
422 views

Where does the いかない in ~わけにはいかない come from?

18 votes
1 answer
2k views

What's the difference between 〜以上は and 〜からには

10 votes
1 answer
2k views

The difference between 書物、図書 and 本

18 votes
2 answers
9k views

The difference between からすると、から見ると、から言うと?

12 votes
1 answer
2k views

The difference between 書店 and 本屋

15 votes
2 answers
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Is there a difference between からすると and からして?