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Can a noun in a sentence be both in the nominative and accusative cases?

The sentence does not sound as native Russian to me. First, you should use a pronoun in the second part to refer to «мнение»: Его мнение о тебе неважно и к тому же его можно исправить. Or you may ...
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Why is accusative used in this sentence?

Let's have a look at the last clause: каждый житель планеты употребляет вместе с едой и питьем 5 граммов микропластика — целую кредитную карточку — в неделю • The subject is каждый житель планеты ...
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What is function of "чего" in this sentence?

Чего here refers to the subject and the predicate of the 1st clause as a single unit (есть энтузиазм и искренняя преданность) and is a Genitive inflection form of the pronoun что because the verb ...
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What is the purpose of "то" in a "Если ..., то" construction?

It's an adverb. "Если - то" is just like "If - then". You may drop "то", but the phase would lose some of its completeness.
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Why is accusative used in this sentence?

Let's rephrase it by restoring the repetition denoted by the first dash: Каждый житель планеты употребляет целую кредитную карточку в неделю is a valid phrase with understandable accusative use, since ...
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Can a noun in a sentence be both in the nominative and accusative cases?

One of my teachers once said that a noun in a sentence is always in a certain grammatical case and always has a certain role - the subject or an object. In other words, no noun can be in two different ...
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What is function of "чего" in this sentence?

У них есть энтузиазм и искренняя преданность своему делу, чего в целом так недостаёт всей системе. Это стандартное сложноподчиненное предложение с придаточным распространительно-присоединительным (или ...
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