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nishiteha

〜にしては

meaning
• considering that, for (an unexpected feeling)
• 作为…来说, 对来…说

notes
• 表示依照前项的身份或经历,后项的判断与前项「不合比例」。
• construction:『verb/i-adjective/na-adjective/noun』+『 particle』+『して』+『 particle』

examples
1. 外国人にしては日本語が上手だ。 (For a foreigner, his Japanese is very good.)
2. 洗ったの?それにしてはきれいじゃないね。 (= 洗ったにしては = 洗ったとは思えないくらい)
3. 彼は中国に十年いたにしては中国語があまり上手じゃない。 (Considering that he spent 10 years in China, his Chinese is not very good.)
4. 8月にしては涼しいですね。 (For August, it is cool, isn’t it?)

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