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Learn JLPT N2 Grammar: もかまわず (mo kamawazu)

Learn Japanese Grammar JLPT N2 Flashcard

 

Meaning: without caring; without worrying about

Formation:

Verb-casual + もかまわず
Noun + もかまわず

Example sentences:

隣の人たちは近所の人の迷惑もかまわず毎晩遅くまで騒いでいる。
tonari no hitotachi wa kinjo no hito no meiwaku mo kamawazu maiban osoku made sawaide iru.
The people next door don’t care about causing trouble to others. They make noise until late at night every day.

電車の中で人目もかまわず、化粧をする女性がいる。
densha no naka de hitome mo kamawazu, keshou o suru josei ga iru.
There are women who don’t care about what people think and put on their make-up on the train.


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彼は雨にぬれるのもかまわず歩き続けた。
kare wa ame ni nureru no mo kamawazu aruki tsuzuketa.
He continued walking in the rain without worrying about getting wet.

酔っ払った若者は、時間もかまわず大声で歌い続けた。
yopparatta wakamono wa, jikan mo kamawazu oogoe de utaitsuzuketa.
The young drunk people didn’t worry about time and continued singing at the top of their lungs.

人に迷惑もかまわず、電車の中で携帯電話で話している人がいる。
hito ni meiwaku mo kamawazu, densha no naka de keitaidenwa de hanashite iru hito ga iru.
There are people who use their cellphones on the train without worrying about others.

彼女は自分の命もかまわず子供を救うため、火の中に飛び込んだ。
kanojo wa jibun no inochi mo kamawazu kodomo o sukuu tame, hi no naka ni tobikonda.
She plunged into the fire to save her child without worrying about her own life.

彼は、怪我をした足が痛むのもかまわず、工事現場を見て回った。
kare wa, kega o shita ashi ga itamu no mo kamawazu, kouji genba o mite mawatta.
He toured the construction site without worrying about his injured legs.

彼女は人目もかまわず子供のように泣いている。
kanojo wa hitome mo kamawazu kodomo no you ni naite iru.
She’s crying like a child without worrying about what people may think.


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