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Since there isn't enough context to judge exactly in what sense it is used, I guess it was similar to この私が〜します. And I also assume that you wonder why there is この before 私. Here, "Kono watashi ga (この私が)" basically means "I", but it is emphasized. It is also pronounced as "Kono watakushi ga" in more formal way. Ex: もう20歳若ければ、この私が彼女と結婚している: If I was 20 ...
This 'そう' is an adverb which is similar to English 'so', or 'like that'. そう思う。 (I) think so. そうする、 (I'll) do so. そう大きくはない。 (It's) not that big. And you can use 'そう' by itself to mean many things, depending on the context and the intonation: そう。 That's it. Yes. Exactly. Good. そう？ Is that so? Really? Are you sure? そう。 Oh. Okay. Uh-huh. (not very ...
The word "そう" can be meant in different ways. One of which is as you mentioned is correct. そう です か ---> "Is that so?" Another example: A: あの象は大きいと思う。 B: そうですか。。。 A: そう。 いつもそう思ってるよ。 When you say そう stand-alone, it means that you agree with what a person just said or did. This is also commonly used in verbal instructions, wherein a ...
耳をすます It means "Listen Carefully". or "lend a discerning ear".
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