Grammar detail: 'I' omission

'I' omission
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The omission of 'I', 'you' and other subjects from sentences is a common occurrence in Japanese. When the subject can be inferred from the context it will often be omitted.
Note that when a sentence appears out of context, as they usually do on Kanshudo, the topic needs to be made explicit - so you will see many sentences on Kanshudo beginning with 私は, but in real life you could omit the 私は if you used the sentence.
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Kanji used in this grammar

シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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