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Can 「〜たら〜た。」structure mean "If I had~then I would have~"?
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Adnominalisation (Relative clause - noun - copula structure): What does it mean? How can we translate it?
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How should we understand the plain form when used in novels set in the past?
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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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Is this は replacing が or を? (& is this 悪 read as あく or わる?)
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Are anaphoric personal pronouns limited to the third person (彼, 彼ら etc)?
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How to parse 汚れた物ででもあるかのように、捨てるように
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How can transitive and passive be combined in 茎を編んで作られる?
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When is it acceptable to use "Newspaper grammar"?
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The use of passive voice to describe the Emperor's activities
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How should we read/translate long sentences that end in a question?
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What is でれでれ (spoony)?
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Why 罪人=犯罪者のこと、not just 犯罪者?
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What are the most common words made with numbers,aka 語呂合わせ (4649)
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Grammatically correct but good writing?
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Why does Japanese TV News and magazine programs have "mandatory" subtitles/legend?
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Ellipsis: does this と=として, what is the relevant verb in this extract?
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Use of から vs を with 出て行く?:
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Use of が vs を with transitive verb, 受け入れる(+もらえる)
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Dropping ーさん when referring to someone humbly with 謙譲語
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Difference between 出向させられる & 出向する
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Are there rules over using 公認/alternative words to translate the names of professional qualifications using "Certified" in English?
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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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明日: あす & あした; Is there a difference in meaning and when each is used?
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「こんな夢を見た。」- why not この?
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The use of ~た、~ている、~ていた to refer to a resultant state (new question)
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What is the difference between ふくむ and ふくめる
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What is meaning of 「〜ないように思えてなりません」?
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The use of も; spotting if it is comparison/contrast, or for emphasis
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人の陰口をきく=speak ill of a person?