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He is now 48 years old.
She's been very sick, but she's much better now.
The meeting should have finished by now.
I've never been to a formal dinner party before now, and I'm not quite sure how to behave.
Nancy will be working full-time from now on.
The rule will take effect as of now.
Prices will remain unchanged for now.
Goodbye for now.
Until now, we've had very mild weather this winter.
Right now I'm not interested in dating – I need to spend some time alone.
"Can I ask you a question?" "Not now – I'm busy."
Now is the time to look forward, make plans for the future, and work together.
This is the American English definition of now. View British English definition of now.
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