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ahora in English:

1. now

If you're tired, why don't you go to sleep? "Because if I go to sleep now I will wake up too early."
Move along now.
I don't work now and I lead a less hectic life.
Our parents took care of us and now it's our turn to take care of them.
After reflecting on my life up to now, I decided that I needed to change my goals.
The law now requires women to be employed on equal terms with men.
When I was a kid, touching bugs didn't bother me a bit. Now I can hardly stand looking at pictures of them.
I doubt if anyone even remembers his name now, except for me.
It is now safe to turn off your computer and read a book.
The factory now under construction will assemble 3,000 VCR units per day.
Now that you mention it, what happened to that man who used to work here?
Many families now have two breadwinners with both husbands and wives working.
Sooner or later, we'll have to buy a new TV since the TV we have now is a very old model.
Did you see that couple in matching outfits just now? How tasteless!
I have done all my homework and now I am completely free until Monday.

English word "ahora"(now) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Philoktetes" (Sophocles)
Fichas del libro - "Transfer Point" (Anthony Boucher)
Fichas del libro - "Sorrow of War Poems" (Louis Go...
Fichas del libro - "Advance Agent" (Christopher An...
Adverbios de tiempo en inglés

2. presently

Presently the plan is still in the air.
I'll be leaving presently.
There are presently 1,128 people on the waiting list.
They came presently to our rescue.
Prospects for repair? "Prof. Shubaishen, the leader of the system development team, is presently unwell so we think it will take a while longer ..."
Talk of devil, and he's presently at your elbow.
The enemy behind us presently exists solely to cut off our retreat.
To my side, my wife, who I'm presently at odds with, lies sleeping.
That group is presently very active.
The president is presently in Miami.
He instantly agreed to it, and I presently found that I could save half what he paid me.

English word "ahora"(presently) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Georgie" (Jacob Abbott)
Fichas del libro - "Whiskaboom" (Alan Arkin)
Fichas del libro - "The Slant Book" (Peter Newell)
Fichas del libro - "Turnover Point" (Alfred Coppel)
Fichas del libro - "The Dogs' Dinner Party" (Unknown)