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now

adverb /nau/
(at) the present period of time
ahora
I am now living in England.
at once; immediately
ya, ahora mismo
I can’t do it now – you’ll have to wait.
(at) this moment
ahora
He’ll be at home now From now on, I shall be more careful about what I say to her.
(in stories) then; at that time
entonces
We were now very close to the city.
because of what has happened etc
ahora
I now know better than to trust her.
a word in explanations, warnings, commands, or to show disbelief
entonces
Now this is what happened Stop that, now! Do be careful, now.
nowadays adverb at the present period of time
hoy en día, actualmente, en la actualidad
Food is very expensive nowadays.
for now
por el momento
That will be enough for now – we’ll continue our conversation tomorrow.
just now a moment ago
hace un momento, ahora mismo
I saw him just now in the street.
(every) now and then/again sometimes; occasionally
de vez en cuando
We go to the theatre (every) now and then.
now ( now!) an expression used to warn or rebuke
vale, basta, ya está bien
Now, now! Behave yourself!
now then an expression used for calming people etc
a ver
’Now then,’ said the policeman, ’what’s going on here?’
(Definition of now from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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