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How do I say an action was performed "by" someone?

For example:

I was rejected by him.

I was laughed at by him

Sorry if I'm not making sense.. basically when someone else does something to another person.

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"に" coupled with the passive form of a verb will do the trick.

I was rejected by him

彼に断られた

I was laughed at by him

彼に笑われた

In the above examples, the English "by" would correspond to the "に".


The passive form can also be combined with the causative form, to form a causative-passive form.

He made me laugh

彼に笑わせられた

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