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Here's an example.

メイドにはびびった

Who was scared, the speaker, or the maid?

  • It depends on the verb. The question is just a translation request, I vote for closing. – Axioplase Oct 23 '11 at 5:05
  • I don't think it's just a translation request, because I made it general. – language hacker Oct 24 '11 at 22:49
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This is context-dependent. It could be the speaker that was frightened, but it could just as easily be the most recent subject (e.g. person) being discussed prior to this sentence. Without more context, it's really impossible to say for certain. In any case, though, someone or something was frightened by the maid.

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