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I have this sentence 隣の席が私なのを、感謝しなさい

What does 私なの mean in this case? Why is there a を with a comma right after?

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It's nominalizing. The sentence means "be thankful that the person in the seat next to you is me." But more literally, something like "be thankful for the thing/fact/way that, the seat next to you is me."

You could express the same thing as 私であること, but this sounds much more formal.

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