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The idiom for "to" is "Does that seem ok to you?" or "Does that look ok to you?" The first is a query about the general propriety of something: They fired him with no notice. Does that seem ok to you? The second may be used to ask about an uncertainty the speaker has about correct usage: On the second line, the word canceled is spelled with one ...


Following Braithwaite, an explanation tells you why, by giving a theory of some sort, while a mere description doesn't do that.


I believe you have Explanation and Description reversed. According to the OED, Explain means to "Make (an idea, situation, or problem) clear to someone by describing it in more detail or revealing relevant facts or ideas" or to "Account for (an action or event) by giving a reason as excuse or justification." The use of "excuse" or "justification" ...


Due to the ambiguity of both your expressions, I would write Born in Japan, educated in France. Clarity is almost always more important than shorthand.

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