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<< majiki | mamire >>

儘 [まま] (mama)
    Meaning: as it is, leave as it is, (remain) unchanged
    Example: I'll leave this place as it is.
    JLPT Level: 3
    Category: grammar
    Author: Nihonjin

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Vinf+past mama
Adj(i) mama
Adj(na)stem na mama
N no mama
 
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ex #6451   2つの問題が未解決のままであった。 
Two problems remained unsolved.  
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ex #6452   この家はこのままにしておきたい。 
I like this house as it is.  
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ex #6453   この家は今のままでは売れないだろう。 
This house will not sell as it stands.  
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ex #6454   この自転車は今月の初めからここに置かれたままだ。 
This bicycle has been left here since the beginning of this month.  
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ex #6455   この窓は一ヶ月割れたままになっている。 
This window has been broken for a month.  
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(Nihonjin)
ex #6456   しばらくこのままお待ち下さい。 
Hold on for a while, please.  
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(Nihonjin)
ex #6457   すべて私がそこを去った時のままでした。 
Everything was as it had been when I left there.  
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    ConeThanks. The examples really help, showing all of the different ways まま is used. 

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