Translation of "ago" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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agoadverb

uk /əˈɡəʊ/ us /əˈɡoʊ/

A2 back in time from the present

以前,从前
He left the house over an hour ago. 他一个多小时前离开了这所房子。
The dinosaurs died out 65 million years ago. 恐龙在6500万年前灭绝了。
Long ago/A long time ago, there lived a girl called Cinderella. 很久以前,有个叫灰姑娘的女孩。

More examples

  • Electrical goods are almost double the price they were a few years ago.
  • "Where's my pen? It was on my desk a minute ago."
  • Twelve thousand years ago, our ancestors were primitive savages living in caves.
  • We made the booking three months ago.
  • It all happened so long ago that it's just a blur to me now.

(Translation of “ago” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)