NOW in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NOW
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
now
 ad.  in the immediate past
 ad.  at the present moment
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  The arrival of the Arabian now infused new life into his soul.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 14
2  I could now almost fancy myself among the Swiss mountains.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 19
3  The tranquillity which I now enjoyed did not endure.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
4  And now my wanderings began which are to cease but with life.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
5  Your repentance," I said, "is now superfluous.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  But now crime has degraded me beneath the meanest animal.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  Even now my blood boils at the recollection of this injustice.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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8  Filled with friends gone now forever.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
9  This expectation will now be the consolation of your father.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  My own face had now assumed a deep tropical burn.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
11  He had control of himself now and he wanted to see more of Tom.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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12  "We won't be late if we start now," she insisted aloud.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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13  And now she's going whether she wants to or not.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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14  "Daisy, that's all over now," he said earnestly.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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15  The grim beadle now made a gesture with his staff.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  I'd like us now to turn our attention to next year's budget.
17  Patients are now allowed free access to their medical records.
18  She now has authority over the people who used to be her bosses.
19  They are now living together on a permanent basis.
20  Book now and avoid the last-minute rush.
21  The fur trade now exceeded timber in importance.
22  Put your toys away now - it's time for bed.
23  EU citizens can now travel freely between member states.
24  For now, the band's travel plans are tenuous.
25  I like to give the girls a little treat every now and then.
26  A trip to the moon is now an actuality.
27  We will now try to reassemble pieces of the wreckage.
28  This unit is now an established part of the course.
29  It has taken until now to pin down its exact location.
30  He may now be ready to sanction the use of force.