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How does aufdrehen and aufmachen differ?

"Aufmachen" means to open something in general. "Aufdrehen" means to open something with some kind of turning or twisting motion. Imagine, for example, turning the lid of a bottle ...
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How does aufdrehen and aufmachen differ?

etwas aufmachen: to open something (like a door, a glass of jam, a bottle of wine, ...) etwas anmachen: to turn on something (like the light, the radio, a fire) etwas aufdrehen: to open something by ...
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How does aufdrehen and aufmachen differ?

It depends what it is. Examples: You say ein Feuer anmachen, but Kannst Du die Lautstärke etwas aufdrehen?.
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Why "bleibt" and not "bleiben"?

The word "uns" is clearly a dative object in this sentence, which has some people here misled that "Zeit" is the subject. The answer by infinitezero reasons that the sentence can ...
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Why "bleibt" and not "bleiben"?

As RHa mentioned, the conjugation of the verb depends on the subject. The subject is in the nominative case. Uns is the dative or accusative form of wir (in general, in this sentence it's dative), as ...
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Why "bleibt" and not "bleiben"?

Whether the verb is singular or plural depends on the subject. The subject here is Zeit, which is singular. Therefore, it is bleibt, not bleiben. Uns is the (dative) object.
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Is this correct please?

I mean the "jeden Tag" sounds like it's tagged on to the sentence. Like "Ich spiele gerne Rugby" is already a full functioning sentence, so yes you can use the gerne after the verb....
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Combining Singular and Plural Nouns with 'und'

If you want to connect two noun(s) via "und", each group comes with its article. If the articles match up, you can skip the second one, because the first one will carry over. If they DON'T ...
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Combining Singular and Plural Nouns with 'und'

You are right about the second example: ... mit dem sie ihre Abende und Wochenenden verbringen können. is indeed correct. The first example: ... mit dem sie ihre Abend und Wochenende verbringen ...
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Unterschied zwischen rufen und anrufen?

Rufen is a mode of using your voice, louder than speaking and often "sung", with a drop of a minor third between syllables ("Rufterz"). As such, the verb can be used intransitively;...
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