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The reason/explanation is A
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I've gotten (understand) your feelings, but I'm married.
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"It's rare for you to wear slacks." "I washed all my skirts yesterday."
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     ください             
Please be quiet. The sick people are sleeping.
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    いない                         
"How rare for Taro to not be here." "Actually, he got into a fight."

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AVerb: Casual
 
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です
Basic Examples:
ったんです ((because he) ran)

んです ((because of) ice)

んです ((because) it's bad)

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Rishi (リシ)
Level: 323
(1 year ago)
You should check this; tells when to use んです and when not to:
https://www.japanese-language.aiyori.org/article10.html
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Level: 1
(13 years ago)
んです is only used in speech. When used in writing, the full form のです should be used.

Example:
なんです。(Speech)
なのである。(Writing)
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マイコー
Level: 170
(14 years ago)
The n-desu form is used to soften a direct statement for politeness.
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Years Studied: 1
Studying: JLPT 4
Level: 1, : 28
Is this like a shortened の?
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14 years ago
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Level: 170, : 8,166
No, it's not. Really, this deserves a much, much longer explanation, I just haven't had the time to do the proper research and expand it.
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14 years ago
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Years Studied: since 2000
Studying: のため、だから
Level: 1144, : 5,193
This is a great form to use to up your politeness when you're way too used to using casual speech - I sometimes find myself using casual forms when talking to my coworkers/s, and just add ‾んです to make it work!
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13 years ago
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Years Studied: 3
Studying: JLPT N3
Level: 1, : 287
In the second usage note, the explanation uses のです but the example uses のである. I am a little confused. Do they mean the same thing?
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11 years ago
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Level: 170, : 8,166
のである is a bit more..formal, I would say, but in terms of meaning, yes, they are the same.
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11 years ago
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Years Studied: since 2000
Studying: のため、だから
Level: 1144, : 5,193
the second example sentence has two だs at the end of the first quote, and either is missing an additional quotation bracket at the end or has an extra one at the beginning: [color=red]「[/color]「しくズボンなんだ[color=red]だ[/color]」「スカートスカートったんです」 "It's rare for you to wear slacks." "I washed all my skirts yesterday."
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9 years ago
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Level: 170, : 8,166
Very weird glitch in the code (the original sentence was in there correctly, but the display was off. Should be fixed!)
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9 years ago
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Years Studied: ~5
Studying: Intermediate Japanese
Level: 5, : 72
i often hear 'ga' at the end of an ndesu...might be worth noting?
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