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Definition of "ago" []

  • Gone by; past: two years ago. (adverb)
  • In the past: It happened ages ago. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ago" in a sentence
  • "A week ago— (“A little more cheese, waiter”) —a week ago I grieved for the dying summer."
  • "A short time ago -- (this _not long ago_ is with us men -- centuries) -- my rays followed a young artist; it was in the realm of the Pope, in the city of the world, in Rome."
  • "Everything is saved, that is something the church is closed not too long ago, 66 years ago» Enthusiasts of the Society for the Study of Russian manor in the record books and photographs, as destroyed the last nest of the old Russia, carrying tourists and - shrug."