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8-in-1 sentence - depending on emphasis

I have learned that this sentence has different meanings depending on which word is emphasized: She said she did not take his money. It was not someone else who said it. She said she did not take ...
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Can I use “have many things to do with”?

Can I use "have many things to do with" to emphasize something has important relationships with others? For example, this graph has many things to do with the characteristic of the equation.
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What is the purpose of emphasizing indefine article 'a'?

I often see and hear native speakers emphasizing word a, using intonation and /ei/ pronunciation. I understand what they say and I am able to properly (I guess) use it in my speech. But I wonder why ...