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Connectors - Conjunctive adverbs

Grammatically, deshalb is an adverb, at least in this sentence. Deshalb ist sie jetzt am Strand, is a grammatical sentence on it's own and what you're seeing is two grammatical sentences in tandem. ...
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Why is "es" used before certain verbs like "Hast du es eilig?"

Tilman Schmidt's answer sums it up pretty well, some additional terminology might be useful though. The es here is what I call the "impersonal es". It doesn't refer to a particular thing but ...
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Why is "es" used before certain verbs like "Hast du es eilig?"

The "es" in the phrase "Hast du es eilig?" is part of the fixed expression "es eilig haben", which means "to be in a hurry". There are other similar fixed ...
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What is the grammaticality of "waren" + "infinitive"?

It is correct, yet informal; however unlike "Wir aßen" as a response to "Was habt ihr gemacht / What did you do?", "Wir waren essen" is typically a response to "Wo ...
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Is this example passive or not?

As others have already written, yes, this sentence is passive (both in the main and the relative clause) and grammatically OK. What's maybe a bit off is that the sequence of tenses isn't quite right (...
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Is this example passive or not?

Maybe this can help : Main clause without relative clause (and without "leider" and without negation): Perfekt Vorgangspassiv Unsere Erwartungen wurden erfüllt. Zustandspassiv: Unsere ...
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Is this example passive or not?

No, the sentence is fine as stated. Advertisements of company X (subject) created expectations (object). In the subordinate clause of your example, expectations is the object, but no subject is ...
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Dative case instead of für?

As already mentioned in the comments that's a typo. The sentence with next to 100% certainty is supposed to be "The directions, that came with the invitation for the interview, are pretty good.&...
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