Help with how to play a card

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I need to know how the following ability works: "Green mana doesn't empty from your mana pool as steps and phases end."  It's on the card: Omnath, Locus of Mana, a Legendary Elemental.  If anyone can help me out, I'd appreciate it a lot.
What is confusing you about the ability?

So the "currency" in the game is mana. Mana is and gray circles with numbers. Most lands produce mana.

Normally, any unused mana in your mana pool goes away when a phase or step ends (When you move onto the next part of your turn). This card keeps green mana (:g from emptying from your mana pool.


So let's say you have three forests. And you draw a Grizzly bears. You can tap all three forests for green mana. You can spend two mana to cast the grizzly bears and that last mana will sit around forever until used (or until Locus leaves the battlefeild).

So next turn when you draw a 4 mana card you can tap your three forests, and use your saved mana to cast it.
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That said, do you understand what the "mana pool" is? Because if you've never had the concept properly explained to you than I can understand you not getting the card.

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