Thread: Onegaishimasu
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Old 06-19-2007, 01:56 AM   #68
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Re: Onegaishimasu

It's a fine line, but mashita kind of implies thank you for what you've done, whereas masu is thank you for what you will do or what you are doing. in reality, I would say regardless of the situation, people use masu, and they usually use mashita as a kind of saying goodbye.
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