Beef is expensive nowadays.
Even though computer programmers may use semicolons every day, nowadays most people only use semicolons for emoticons.
The term 'greenhouse effect' is often used when people talk about global changes of climate nowadays.
In former days, men sold themselves to the Devil to acquire magical powers. Nowadays they acquire those powers from science, and find themselves compelled to become devils.
Nowadays, however, calculators can be used freely in school examinations, and already in many schools the only sound to be heard during a math exam is the sound of children tapping on their calculators.
I'm never free from worry about my son. Nowadays, he does nothing but play video games, and never studies at all.
The difference between man and animal nowadays has more or less to do with clothing.
It was him as told me what to do. "Dye your hair, Jack," he says; "it's what I've had to myself," he says. "They won't have old men nowadays, at no price."
There used to be a lot of small creeks in old time Shanghai, which included Zhaojia Creek and Yangjing Creek, but they're all covered up nowadays.
Nowadays UNESCO recommends that everybody should use three languages: the mother tongue, the language of local communication and the international language.
If the man doesn't believe as we do, we say he is a crank, and that settles it. I mean, it does nowadays, because now we can't burn him.
Small specialist shops are thriving nowadays - they're doing really well.
Although Iran is nowadays known for being a stronghold of Shia Islam, most Persian Muslims were Sunni until the XVth century.
Girls who are concerned with guys but can't be honest are a real boom among young men nowadays.
Karaoke, TV games, videos and a fridge ... love hotels nowadays really have everything.