Now in a sentence

The word "now" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of now and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Now

  • At the present time; at this moment; at the time of speaking; instantly; as, I will write now.
  • Very lately; not long ago.
  • At a time contemporaneous with something spoken of or contemplated; at a particular time referred to.
  • In present circumstances; things being as they are; -- hence, used as a connective particle, to introduce an inference or an explanation.
  • Existing at the present time; present.
  • The present time or moment; the present.
  • the momentary present
  • in these times
  • without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
  • used to preface a command or reproof or request
  • at the present moment
  • in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events
  • in the immediate past
  • (prefatory or transitional) indicates a change of subject or activity

How to use now in a sentence. Now pronunciation.

Now, Davy, I must tell of a strange thing.
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Now for the strange thing I hinted.
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By now I had recovered myself, for it was no ghost I saw, but a human being more distraught than was myself.
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Yet his blue eyes looked kindly at me, and now he began to nod pleasantly.
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That is what his father was, the last Earl, and that is what he is who left my door but now.
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Now is it astronomy, and now chemistry, and suchlike; and always it is the Eglington mind, which let God A'mighty make it as a favour.
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Nay, I will give you a taste of it now," he added, as he brought forth the writing.
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What think thee of them now?
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And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.
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In degree it has ever been so; but now it is like a constant frown upon his forehead.
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I see him at his window looking out towards the Cloistered House; and if our neighbour comes forth, perhaps upon his hunter, or now in his cart, or again with his dogs, he draws his hat down upon his eyes and whispers to himself.
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Now what more to be set down?
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Now the Muezzin from a minaret called to prayer, and the fellah in his cotton shirt and yelek heard, laid his load aside, and yielded himself to his one dear illusion, which would enable him to meet with apathy his end-it might be to-morrow!-and go forth to that plenteous heaven where wives without number awaited him, where fields would yield harvests without labour, where rich food in gold dishes would be ever at his hand.
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David had now been in the country six months, rapidly perfecting his knowledge of Arabic, speaking it always to his servant Mahommed Hassan, whom he had picked from the streets.
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David's donkey now picked its way carefully through the narrow streets of the Moosky.
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He and I are as far apart as the poles, and yet it comes to me now, with a strange conviction, that somehow my life will be linked with that of the drunken Romish chair-maker.
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Achmet is cruel as a tiger to any one that stands in his way; Nahoum, the whale, only opens out to swallow now and then; but when Nahoum does open out, down goes Jonah, and never comes up again.
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As he walked up the room he suddenly realised this fact, and, for a moment, he thought he had made a mistake; but again he remembered distinctly that the letter said half-past eight, and he wondered now if this had been arranged by the Prince-for what purpose?
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Now, with amusement in his eyes, Prince Kaid watched David coming up the great hall.
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Many had heard of David, a few had seen him, and now all eyed with inquisitive interest one who defied so many of the customs of his countrymen; who kept on his hat; who used a Mahommedan salutation like a true believer; whom the Effendina honoured-and presently honoured in an unusual degree by seating him at table opposite himself, where his Chief Chamberlain was used to sit.
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Examples of Now

Example #1
The tavern, the theatre, the cross-roads, and the cockpit-was ever such a day!
Example #2
Thee didst frighten all who knew thee with thy doings that mad midsummer time.
Example #3
After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
Example #4
That mind has generous moments, David, for he took to being thankful for thy knocks.
Example #5
His eyes stared at me in fright.
Example #6
There he sat looking at me with his staring blue eyes and shock of redgrey hair.