N5 Lesson 10: 9/12
V + まで V + まで

V + まで

until something happens


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Verb + まで
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[Although V + まで is used with the dictionary form of verbs, the past tense is usually implied based on verbs that appear later in the sentence]

[One might think that V + まで behaves the same way that "until (something has happened)" does in English and use Verb[た] + まで, but this is not the case]

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映画(えいが)が始(はじ)まるまで、友達(ともだち)と話(はな)した。
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Until the movie started, I talked with my friend.

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