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Alliko
  • I mean, in this case "we" does not contain the person you are talking with, but is that no problem?
  • I mean, in this case "we" does not include the person you are talking with, but is that no problem?
contain はただ「中に入っている」
include は「全体を構成する一部として含む」
Alliko
  • 1) Suppose you are American and the person you are talking with is not American, and you tell him about one of manners in a crowded train in America...
  • 1) Suppose you are American, and the person you are talking with is not American, and you tell him about one of the customs in a crowded train in America...
manners はおそらく「TOPで然るべき態度の総体」ということで複数形をとっているが、あくまで総体として扱うもので、マナー①、マナー②…みたいに分解して1つ1つのマナーを考えるという概念はないらしい
tony
The way I hear it, really, is that Ayumi and Kumi are both so beautiful that it hardly makes sense to compare them. It even has a hint of a suggestion that they are beautiful in different ways. This is when I am wearing my ordinary En...
wear one's ~ hat:~の立場で物を言う
Jonadab
1. Yes, in a parallel construction like this, eliding the verb the second time is more natural, because it makes the sentence feel less redundant. In fact, you can leave out the preposition as well if you like: "I would rather live in ...
"kept right on going"のrightの使い方
Jonadab
(a) When I was a child, I [would / used to] go swimming in this river. Either is okay, but I prefer "used to". (b) When I was a child, I [would / used to] like chocolate. When I was a child, I liked chocolate. (I still do, by the w...
would / used to が同じカテゴリーという認識は、ネイティブの感覚とずれてる!

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