Ago - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈɡoʊ|  American pronunciation of the word ago
Brit.  |əˈɡəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word ago

adverb

- in the past

adjective

- gone by; or in the past(syn: agone)

Examples

It was five years ago that we met.

Her husband died 14 years ago.

He should have finished at university long ago, but he kept taking extra courses.

The little girl you saw a moment ago was my niece.

Tom got a letter from him just a little while ago.

They moved to a new house some time ago (=a fairly long time ago).

We had our bicentenary celebrations not that long ago.

sixty years ago my grandfather came to the U.S.

'agone' is an archaic word for 'ago'

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