Bedeutung von “now” im Essential American English Dictionary


adverb us /nɑʊ/

A1 at this time:

I’m going now.
What is Eva doing now?
I don’t want to wait – I want it now!

A2 immediately:

We’re going home now.

used to show the length of time that something has been happening, from the time it began until the present:

I’ve lived in Seattle for two years now.

used when you start to tell someone something:

Now, I have been to California before.
Now then, would anyone else like to ask a question?
now and then

If something happens now and then, it happens sometimes but not very often:

I love chocolate, but I only eat it now and then.

(Definition von “now adverb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)