ago

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈgəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈgoʊ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə gō)


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ago

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. (not) long ago
  2. was not so long ago that
  3. once, long ago
  4. long ago in a distant [land, country]
  5. there lived long ago a [princess, giant]
  6. as far ago as [1990, I can remember]
additional examples
  1. [an hour, a week, a year] ago
  2. [weeks] ago
  3. [five years, three months, centuries] ago
  4. (just) [five, a few] minutes ago
  5. a [while, long time] ago
  6. some [time, months] ago
  7. (not) long ago
  8. was not so long ago that
  9. once, long ago
  10. long ago in a distant [land, country]
  11. there lived long ago a [princess, giant]
  12. was only [five days] ago that
  13. as far ago as [1990, I can remember]
  14. [many, several] years ago
  15. [died, retired] many years ago
  16. happened eons ago
  17. a long-ago [era, time]
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