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If I were to say something like "That's false, coming from someone who has lived in China for 3 years", then does the 'someone' in the sentence necessarily refer to myself?

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"Coming from someone..." does not necessarily have to refer to the speaker (first person) Although, it is always singular. Consider:

"I understand why that would seem valid, coming from someone with a mother like yours." (Second person)

"Fashion critiques are hard to take seriously, coming from someone who dresses like Zelda." (Third person)

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