ago
[əˈɡəʊ]
ADVERB
  1. before the present; earlier (used with a measurement of time).
    "he went five minutes ago" ·
    "two years ago his parents moved house"
    synonyms:
    in the past · before the present · before · earlier · back · in time gone by · since · formerly · previously · heretofore
ORIGIN
Middle English ago, agone, past participle of the obsolete verb ago ‘pass’, used to express passage of time.
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How to use ago in a sentence?
the grey wolf is a highly mobile and adaptable carnivore that up to few centuries ago was widespread throughout the Holarctic.
he cannot afford to bring into play the kind of leadership veto that operated all those years ago.
in politics, smoky back rooms long ago gave way to the whistle-stop and the radio exhortation.

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman
about a week ago she started crawling forwards, cruising furniture, and standing by herself.
they built the world's largest advertising agency from a standing start nineteen years ago.
the Flandrian transgression is thought to have reached its climax about 6,700 years ago.
to pick up the threads of work he had done fifteen years ago was a Herculean task.
the couple disappeared while travelling through Afghanistan nearly two years ago.
section 2.2 is a reworking of material prepared some time ago for a UK audience.
it was 30 degrees at 1 a.m. a few weeks ago and sleeping was near impossible.
scientists began their genetic sleuthing for honey mushrooms four years ago.
the schoolboy received £8000 damages for a caning received nine years ago.
you are miserably behindhand—Mr Cole gave me a hint of it six weeks ago.
I refer my honourable friend to the reply that I gave some moments ago.
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How to say ago in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (ADVERB)gelede
Arabic (ADVERB)مضت, منذ, قبل, أغو, مضى, خلت
(PREPOSITION)بعيد
Bangla আগে
Bosnian (Latin) prije
Bulgarian (ADVERB)преди, назад, май
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (ADVERB)fa, enrere
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (ADVERB)prije, pre
Czech (ADVERB)lety, dávno
Danish (ADVERB)siden
Dutch (ADVERB)geleden
Estonian (ADVERB)tagasi
Fijian sa oti
Filipino ang nakalipas
Finnish (ADVERB)sitten
French (ADVERB)il ya, auparavant
German (ADVERB)her, vor, längst
Greek (ADVERB)πριν
Haitian Creole de sa
Hebrew (ADVERB)לפני, מלפני
Hindi (ADVERB)पहले
Hmong Daw dhau los
Hungarian (ADVERB)ezelőtt
Icelandic (ADVERB)síðan
Indonesian (ADVERB)lalu
Italian (ADVERB)fa
Japanese (ADVERB)
Kiswahili (ADVERB)iliyopita, zilizopita, uliopita
Klingon ben law'
Korean (ADVERB)전, 전에, 전부터, 전이
Latvian (ADVERB)pirms, atpakaļ
Lithuanian (ADVERB)senumo, atgal, prieš
Malagasy lasa izay
Malay (Latin) (ADVERB)lepas, November
Maltese (ADVERB)ilu
Norwegian Bokmål siden
Persian (ADVERB)پیش, قبل
Polish (ADVERB)temu
Portuguese (ADVERB)atrás, há
Querétaro Otomi Xí thogi
Romanian (ADVERB)urma
(PREPOSITION)trecute
Russian (ADVERB)назад, тому назад
Samoan ua mavae
Serbian (Cyrillic) пре
Serbian (Latin) pre
Slovak (ADVERB)pred
Slovenian (ADVERB)nazaj, dni, pred, leti
Spanish (ADVERB)hace, atrás
Swedish (ADVERB)sedan, sen
Tahitian i teie nei
Tamil (ADVERB)முன்னால், முன்பாக, முன்பு
Telugu క్రితం
Thai แล้ว
Tongan kuo hili
Turkish (ADVERB)önce, evvel
Ukrainian (ADVERB)тому, назад, давно
Urdu (ADVERB)پہلے, قبل, گزشتہ
Vietnamese (ADVERB)trước, đây
Welsh (ADVERB)ôl
Yucatec Maya ku beetik
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