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    Default What is this sentence's meaning?

    I like pants

    Dear Teachers,

    First of all, My question may be quite silly, but I really cannot take what the sentence implies.
    Could anyone please answer my question?
    Thanks very much in advance.

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    Default Re: What is this sentence's meaning?

    "Pants" are (in the U.S.) a type of clothing - known as trousers elsewhere. Apparently the person writing this has a fondness for them. Perhaps this person prefers pants more than skirts.

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    Default Re: What is this sentence's meaning?

    I'd agree.

    Ex: I like (wearing) pants, not skirts.

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    Note, in Japan, pants (Japanese pan-tsu) refers to underwear. That is, I like pants can "imply" the person has a thing/a fetish of sorts for underwear.

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    Default Re: What is this sentence's meaning?

    But you have such cute knees!

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    Default Re: What is this sentence's meaning?

    Thank you very much, Barb_D-san and Soup-san !!!
    I’m very surprised to hear that its meaning is merely used for personal taste.
    And yes, as Soup-san mentioned, the pants(pan-tsu) refers to underwear in Japan. So I imagined the words should’ve been the kind of idioms.
    By the way, I imagined they might be kind of degenerates in the first place.

    Best Regards
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