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Grammar detail: 〜によると

〜によると - according to ~
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によると
means
according to~
けいかん
警官
によるとあなた
じけん
事件
げんば
現場
いたみたいだけれども
ちが
のか
According to the constable it seems you were at the crime scene, but do you say otherwise?
てんいん
店員
によるとこの
しょうひん
商品
すぐなくなるから
いま
べき
According to the shop assistant this product will be gone in no time, so you should buy it now.
てんきよほう
天気予報
によるとその
たいふう
台風
おきなわ
沖縄
せっきん
接近
している
そうである
According to the weather forecast, the typhoon is approaching Okinawa.
わたし
いた
ところによると
かれ
わか
れそう

According to what I heard, they have broken up.
〜によれば can also be used interchangeably, to convey the same meaning. It is constructed using the same rules as によると.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ケイ   admonish
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カン    bureaucrat   
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ジ   ズ   こと thing; matter   
ケン    affair, matter   
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ゲン    present   あらわれる to appear   あらわ to show   
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ジョウ   ば place   
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イ   different   ちが to be different   ちがえる to change, alter, vary   
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テン   みせ shop   
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イン    employee   
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ショウ   trader   あきな to trade, deal in   
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ヒン    elegance   しな goods   
コン   キン   いま now   
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バイ   か to buy   
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テン   あめ    あま- heaven   
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キ   ケ    spirit   
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ヨ    previously, in advance   
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ホウ    report   むくいる to compensate, remunerate   むく reward, recompense   
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ダイ   タイ    pedestal   
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フ   フウ   かぜ wind   かざ-    
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チュウ   おき offshore; open sea   
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ジョウ   なわ rope   
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セツ   つ to join, contact, touch   
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キン   ちか close   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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ブン   モン   き to listen, to hear   きこえる to be heard   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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ベツ   separated   わかれる to be separated   
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