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確かに and 誠に have very similar meanings. The difference between them is that 確かに is often used in everyday conversation, but 誠に. 誠に usually used in very formal situation or some historical period drama, because it sounds very formal and somewhat old. So I recommend you to use 確かに. Here are some examples: 確かにそう思う。 (I surely think so; good usage) 誠にそう思う。 (I ...


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The second そういうこと vaguely refers to the previous discussion as a whole, like "that" in "So, that's it for today". (Of course the first そういうこと refers to "お前さんだって凄い奴だ".) そういうことで/そういうことだから/そんな訳【わけ】だから is a set phrase used when the speaker wants to wrap up the topic and finish the discussion, sometimes even without the conclusion. It's more true when this is ...


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Like in English, you can find a dozen words to mean the same thing. Maybe half of those could be considered in common use. And half again are the few words that you hear the most often to express that meaning. The best way to learn which word should be used in which situation is to listen to native speakers and see what word they use, when they use it, and ...



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