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明日: あす & あした; Is there a difference in meaning and when each is used?
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Difference between 〜といい〜といい & 〜といわず〜といわず
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Is the "wa-particle" in katakana ワ or ハ?
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What is the subject when time passes in a narrative (eg 1ヶ月を経る)
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What is the difference between でなくand ではなく?
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How should we understand the plain form when used in novels set in the past?
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When is it acceptable to use "Newspaper grammar"?
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Is this って equivalent to 「と」?
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Why does ~なんてもんじゃない / ~のなんのって mean とても?
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When is 「だ/である」required between a noun and the quotation particle と?
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The difference between "follow" using についていく、「あと?」をつける、「あと?」をついていく
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Why does 「(から)というもの」 have a meaning of "recently/since"?
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の cannot be used as a pronoun meaning "one" for "highly abstract objects" but what is a "highly abstract object"?(amended)
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Origin of あしからず
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What is the difference between 越える and 越す and are they truly transitive verbs?
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Use of を and に with 頼る (to depend on)
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The expressions 後へ引く and 後を引く
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When is 着ける used in context of clothes? (eg in comparison to 着る, する、履く)
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What's the function of the particle も in 「かわいい写真たてもうれしかったけど、…」?
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Adnominalisation (Relative clause - noun - copula structure): What does it mean? How can we translate it?
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Is this は replacing が or を? (& is this 悪 read as あく or わる?)
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夏目漱石‘s use of question marker かい for an open instead of closed (ie yes/no) question
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Use of 〜ないものか with もうすこし/どうにか/なんとか
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what does どことなくつかみどころがなくmean?
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Spotting the N1 に N2 construction (eg パンにバター)
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What is the subject of this sentence? Is it the book (mentioned) or the author (who is not mentioned)?
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Other uses of "imperative prohibition" form eg わかるな ・すわんな
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How to use に with "masu-stem (連用形 stem) + に + Verb" structure
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How do we roll a ball along a street from A to B?
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Making sense of the N1にN2 construction (「パンにバター」=「パンにバターをぬる」)