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<< wo-2 | wo/wa nuki ni shite >>

〜を [〜を] (wo-3)
    Meaning: (marks point of departure) 出発点
    Example: I left the room.
    JLPT Level: 3
    Category: grammar
    Author: Amatuka

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ex #890   部屋出た。 
I left the room.  
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(Amatuka)
ex #4950   大阪出発する。 
He leaves * Osaka.  
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(Miki)
ex #4951   去年日本離れた。 
I left * Japan last year.  
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(Miki)
ex #4953   1900年に彼はイギリス去った。 
In 1900 he left * England.  
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(Miki)

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  • wo    (Don't confuse target を wo with departure point を wo) [Amatuka]
  • wo-2    (Don't confuse target を wo with departure point を wo) [Miki]
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  Comments:  
Amatuka1. objective / target (目的)
2. area passed through (通過点)
3. departure point (出発点)
 
AmatukaNote that in general this can be replaced with から kara but there are some places where one can be used but not the other and vice versa. 
Amatukaを is used to mark a noun or noun phrase.

N = noun.
 
hikeyCan someone give some examples of where one can be used and not the other, to clarify this point, please? 
bamboo4から has the connotation that one has left to go to some other place, e.g, 大阪からヨーロッパに向かった(he left Osaka to go to Europe). 大阪を出発した could simply suggest that one left Osaka but it leaves unsaid any other information as to his destination or his purpose.On the other hand, you can also supplement that and say 大阪を出発してヨーロッパに向かった. The difference is that, in most cases,から requires destination, whereas を does not.
 
razovsukiHave a question:
Normally, the presence of a を necessarily leads to the presence of a verb somewhere behind it, right? Which is to assume that if I have for instance 3 を there should be at least 3 verbs in the sentence...
(I'm not talking about a specific を here, the question goes for all 3 of them)
Are there cases where it's possible to have more を than actual verbs??
 

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