Meaning of AGO in English

AGO

adverb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a long time ago

She died a long time ago .

a moment ago

I saw him outside just a moment ago.

an hour/three hours etc ago

He left an hour ago.

yonks ago

We went to Blackpool once, yonks ago .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

light years ago

many moons ago

He left Derby many moons ago complaining they gagged him.

Several colour strains have bee bred since the original black and silver variety came out on the market many moons ago.

When I got my first laser printer many moons ago, my bank manager almost had a heart attack.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

"When did you hurt your back?" "About a fortnight ago ".

"When did you live in Germany?" "Oh, it was a long time ago ."

Did you see that program about genetics that was on a little while ago ?

George went out half an hour ago . Can I have him call you back?

How long ago did you buy the computer?

How long ago was that, Dad?

I had my keys a minute ago , and now I can't find them.

I met your father once, a long time ago .

Lucy's aunt died a few months ago .

Michael left the office 20 minutes ago .

Michael left the office about half an hour ago .

My daughter was married just over a year ago .

Pauline wrote to me once, but that was ages ago .

We went down to see a show in London not so long ago .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

After all, he was supposed to have been hanged half a century ago .

Even their twittering seems fairly low-key compared with the excited sounds they made just a few weeks ago .

That was less than three and a half hours ago , but it might have been years.

The company a year ago changed its reporting period to a fiscal year that ends March 31 from a calendar year.

The good ole boys had their day two years ago .

The gun was pieced together over twenty years ago by Caltech geophysicist Tom Ahrens.

The only thing we ever get is old, stale news about where they used to be, some time ago .

Thirty years ago 33 % of university students were female; now there are more women than men.

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