Examples from the Web for ago
Yes, that was a while ago, but in the Middle East, after all, 45 years is no time at all.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist|Creede Newton|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Moss started the blog in 2007, having moved to New York from a small, working-class New England town “around 20 years” ago.The End of New York: How One Blog Tracks the Disappearance of a Vibrant City|Tim Teeman|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I did once see a pack of wolves try to bring down a bison at decade or so ago.
He is like a grandfather to us, the kind who seems like he should have died a while ago and yet stubbornly clings to life.
He gave a speech a little while ago where he said, I had intended to, but God may have another plan for me.
She rejoiced to be near the low-lying, fleecy clouds which a little while ago had aroused her apprehensions for the morrow.In Apple-Blossom Time|Clara Louise Burnham
But a little while ago he thrilled you, in company with his partners, the Lascalla Brothers, in a high trapeze act.Joe Strong, the Boy Fish|Vance Barnum
He walked half across the room on his hind legs a while ago.'The Gentle Grafter|O. Henry
Dear William,—Your letter of Dec. 27 was received a day or two ago.The Life Of Abraham Lincoln|Ward H. Lamon
Mary Boyle was here a little while ago, as affectionate at heart as ever, as young, and as pleasant.The Letters of Charles Dickens|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for ago
Word Origin for ago
Word Origin and History for ago
early 14c., shortened form of Old English agan, agone "departed, passed away," past participle of an obsolete verb ago "to go forth," formed from a- "away" (perhaps here used as an intensive prefix) + gan "go" (see go (v.)). Agone remains a dialectal variant.