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に=のために

zuotengdazuo

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Hi. Does the に in 狂三に学校案内をする equal のために?
Bu the way, is the underlined というから a set phrase meaning “because”?
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に is a particle that indicates the target, so it's the same as ~に対して. It doesn't always ~のために.
cf.
彼女に言い訳をした。
仲間に嘘を強要した。
敵に損害を与えた。

から indeed means "because", but というから is not a set phrase.
 

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Thank you. I see.
から indeed means "because", but というから is not a set phrase.
So this という of というから just means “I heard”, right?

に is a particle that indicates the target, so it's the same as ~に対して. It doesn't always ~のために.
Then how about this example? Is this に of 彼女に the same as のために?
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So this という of というから just means “I heard”, right?
Right.

Then how about this example? Is this に of 彼女に the same as のために?
That's the same に as the initial one. に indeed means ~のために as a result in those two examples, but it totally depends on the context whether に can have that meaning or not.
cf.
味方が勝つために、僕が敵に出来ることを、僕は知りたかった。

The speaker doesn't want to do something for the sake of the enemy, right?
 
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