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adverb ago pronunciation in British English /əˈɡəʊ/

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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 phoned 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 – he was here a minute ago.

    It was ages ago that I saw Mick.

    long ago:

    Long ago in a far-off land, there was a king called Midas.

 

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