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    dumb question, but I think I may have said something stupid in a thanksgiving class.

    would 感謝する物 mean something you thanks to, or something you are thankful for?

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    I believe it would be the thing that IS grateful. To Be thankful for something it's ○○に感謝する

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    Why are you speaking Japanese in an English class?

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    Cause s/he can? :P

    I would have thought that 感謝している物 would be a thing you're thankful for, but I could be wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by keekers
    Why are you speaking Japanese in an English class?
    Actually, I speak a little Japanese to my kids to for example find the English word in the dictionary. There are situations where it is appropriate
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    Quote Originally Posted by keekers
    Why are you speaking Japanese in an English class?
    Because it's really damned hard to explain thanksgiving in English to 1st graders who don't even understand their own language.

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