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adverb ago pronunciation in American English /əˈɡoʊ/

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Ago follows a word or expression referring to a period of time. It is usually used with a past tense, not with a perfect tense
 
  1. used for saying how much time has passed since something happened
    Your wife called a few minutes ago.
    The Vietnam War ended over 30 years ago.
    How long ago did this happen?
    I don’t know where he is, but he was here a minute ago.
    long ago: Long ago in a far-off land, there was a king called Midas.
 

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