ago Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “ago” in the English Dictionary

"ago" in British English

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uk   /əˈɡəʊ/  us   /-ˈɡoʊ/
A2 back in ​time from the ​present: He ​left the ​house over an ​hour ago. The ​dinosaursdied out 65 million ​years ago. Long ago/A ​longtime ago, there ​lived a ​girl called ​Cinderella.
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(Definition of ago from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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agoadverb [only after n, not gradable]

 us   /əˈɡoʊ/
back in the past; back in ​time from the ​present: That was a few ​years ago. Yourmother called about an ​hour ago. Some ​time ago I ​read a ​book about that. Are you still ​seeing Vivian? No, we ​stoppedseeing each other a ​longtime ago.
(Definition of ago from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ago”
in Korean 과거에…
in Arabic في الماضي…
in Malaysian dahulu…
in French il y a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以前,從前…
in Italian fa…
in Spanish hace…
in Vietnamese trước đây…
in Portuguese atrás, há…
in Thai เมื่อก่อน, ที่ผ่านมาแล้ว…
in German vor…
in Catalan fa…
in Japanese (今より)前に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以前,从前…
in Indonesian berselang, yang lalu…
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