How to use まで ( = made)

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「ここまでかわいい先生はいないでしょ。」

= Koko made kawaii sensei wa inai desho.

= I bet you can’t find this cute teacher.

Hi everyone!

I’m your guest teacher Suzu. 小さい頃、かわいかったでしょ〜。( = Chiisai koro, kawaikatta deshou.) See how adorable I was when I was a kitten?

Today we are going to study how to use まで ( = made). 

(The kanji is= まで= made but I will use hiragana in this lesson.)

This lesson should cover from JLPT N4 level to N1 level.

So pick the level that best fits your ability.

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:w: Usage Summary:

1. indicating a time period:

(1) until certain period of time/until someone does something

(a) noun (time related word) + まで *( = made): until certain time

(b) verb dictionary form + まで ( = made): until one does ~ / until something happens

(2) by/before ~

までには ( = madeni) / までには ( = made niwa): (to do something) by certain period of time /by the time or before someone does something/something happens

(a) noun (time related word) + までに ( = madeni) or までには ( = made niwa): by ~

(b) verb dictionary form (present) + までに ( = madeni) or までには ( = made niwa) : by the time/before ~

2. indicating a place: to somewhere

* (place) + まで ( = made): up to, to ~

3. an indirect object marker:

(1) someone / certain place / organization / entity + まで ( = made) + verb

= to contact / to report/to call + someone/ certain place / organization / entity

(2) (noun) + にまで ( = ni made) : some action is done even to someone / group / organization / entity

4. indicating certain categories, ages, groups of people, species

5. even

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