[Q&A] Is there any difference between まま and ぱなし?
Today I am going to share the Q&A quoted from my JLPT N3 course!
Is there any difference between まま and ぱなし?
Can you provide me some examples to understand the difference?
My mom and I took a walk hand in hand.
〜ぱなし indicates that the following action is expected but it remains unperformed. Often used in negative evaluations.
I left the TV on and fell asleep.
=Regret that I had to turn off the TV and did not do so.
You can also say,
With まま, regret and bad feeling are not included.
You just described this condition.
I hope my answer helps you.😊
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