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mama
JLPT N3
Edit  Nihonjin
まま
Meaning
as it is, leave as it is, (remain) unchanged
I'll leave this place as it is.
Edit  Nihonjin
Formation
Phrases
ふたつのもんだいがみかいけつのままであった。
Two problems remained unsolved.
Edit  #6451 Nihonjin
このいえはこのままにしておきたい。
I like this house as it is.
Edit  #6452 Nihonjin
このいえはいまのままではうれないだろう。
This house will not sell as it stands.
Edit  #6453 Nihonjin
このじてんしゃはこんげつのはじめからここにおかれたままだ。
This bicycle has been left here since the beginning of this month.
Edit  #6454 Nihonjin
このまどはいちかげつわれたままになっている。
This window has been broken for a month.
Edit  #6455 Nihonjin
しばらくこのままおまちください。
Hold on for a while, please.
Edit  #6456 Nihonjin
すべてわたしがそこをさったときのままでした。
Everything was as it had been when I left there.
Edit  #6457 Nihonjin
Discussion and comments
Vinf+past mama
Adj(i) mama
Adj(na)stem na mama
N no mama
Nihonjin
Thanks. The examples really help, showing all of the different ways まま is used.
Cone