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Idioms for now
Origin of now
OTHER WORDS FROM nownowness, noun
Words nearby now
Definition for now (2 of 2)
How to use now in a sentence
I had to stretch to work some of those clues in, like the Erie reference in the NOW clue and the Pinkie Pie reference in the SIS clue, but I did my best to make most of those clues sound natural.Solution to Evan Birnholz’s Dec. 27 Post Magazine crossword, “5×5”|Evan Birnholz|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.
His discourse is now more detailed: submission, which is the meaning of islam in Arabic, gives him a kind of enjoyment.
He looks like a man who should have had kids, but now never will.
And now, similarly, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee: "Bend over and take it like a prisoner!"Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I wonder what that lady is doing now, and if she knows what she set in motion with Archer?‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Every word that now fell from the agitated Empress was balm to the affrighted nerves of her daughter.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for now
- (sentence connector) used to preface an important remark, the next step in an argument, etc
- (interjection) an expression of mild reproofnow then, don't tease!
- used as a transitional particle or hesitation wordnow, I can't really say
- used for emphasisnow listen to this
- used at the end of a command, esp in dismissalrun along, now
Word Origin for now
Idioms and Phrases with now
In addition to the idioms beginning with now
- now and again
- now or never, it's
- now that
- now you're talking
- any day (now)
- every now and then
- here and now
- just now