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  1. Casiopea's Avatar

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    #21
    Quote Originally Posted by Taka
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It depends on the context. I'd use 'to me' to distinguish myself from the other speakers- if it wasn't important to you or Cas, I'd use it to show the difference in opinion rather thasn 'for me'.
    Then, in what kind of situation would you use "For me, it is important"?
    tdol's got it. Yup. Yup.

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    #22
    Quote Originally Posted by Taka
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It depends on the context. I'd use 'to me' to distinguish myself from the other speakers- if it wasn't important to you or Cas, I'd use it to show the difference in opinion rather thasn 'for me'.
    Then, in what kind of situation would you use "For me, it is important"?
    In a situation where I just wished to express importance without distinguishing nyself from others.

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    #23
    I see. Thank you.


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    #24

    Thanks!

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    In a situation where I just wished to express importance without distinguishing nyself from others.
    Many thanks for all the explanaitons on this matter. :D
    Now it's getting really clear to me.

    Casiopea, tdol, and Taka-
    Thanks again for your great help!!
    :wink:
    Kumiko

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    #25

    Re: Thanks!

    You're welcome. :D

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