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Now since A...
Shows a result/realization that came about from A happening for the first time.
     こそ より        できる  
I can know more about Japan now since I've come (here).
この        こそ           
Now since I re-read this book, I understand why it's interesting.

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AVerb: て-form
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ってこそ (since going)

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This expression can only be used with sentences in the present, not in the past tense. It's only by doing something that you learn something or become something for the first time - that's why the present tense is being used.
11 years ago
avatar 恵理子 - Level 1

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