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Old December 25, 2016, 08:33 PM
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Por mi culpa vs. es mi culpa

I was told (but didn't understand the specific reasons) that:

por mi culpa and es mi culpa

Have slightly different meanings.


If you someone cares to explain I'd be grateful.



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One means it's my fault. The other means because of the bad thing I did.
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One means it's my fault. The other means because of the bad thing I did.
Thanks, Poli

Por me culpa = it's my fault

Es mi culpa = because of the bad thing I did.

Correct? It seems the reverse sounds correct.

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Es mi culpa que ... = I am to blame for ...

Por mi culpa ... = Because of me (this bad thing happened) / It's my fault (this happened)
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Old December 27, 2016, 02:26 AM
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Es mi culpa que ... = I am to blame for ...

Por mi culpa ... = Because of me (this bad thing happened) / It's my fault (this happened)
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OK, I assume "por" is used as "because" (to translate in English).

Now I get it.
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