French translation of 'ago'
2 days ago il y a 2 jours
2 years ago il y a 2 ans
long ago, a long time ago il y a longtemps
It wasn’t long ago. C’était il y a peu de temps.
not long ago il n’y a pas longtemps ⧫ il y a peu de temps
how long ago? il y a combien de temps (de cela) ?
How long ago was it that you first went there? Quand y es-tu allé pour la première fois ?
How long ago did it happen? Il y a combien de temps que c’est arrivé ?
as long ago as 1960 déjà en 1960
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Video: pronunciation of 'ago'
Example Sentences Including 'ago'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Most people would have given up long ago.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
What we were told was happening to the economy two or three years ago was not happening.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He knew he had to die some time and had long ago ceased to worry about it.FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)
All four League members are transplanted northerners who moved to London almost two decades ago.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Designed almost two decades ago, it is being reissued this year and will be available here in September.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Foster long ago abandoned the notion that architects should be concerned solely with single buildings.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It was such a long time ago.The Sun (2014)
Strictly just seems like a long, long time ago.The Sun (2013)
Two years ago they were so high that it all seemed completely impossible.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
And my uncle gave me a hundred a little while ago.Middlemarch (1872)
August seems a very long time ago.The Sun (2016)
He came back a few weeks ago and now needs to train and games to be the Ayew from last season or two seasons ago.The Sun (2016)
Three years ago he turned his back on football.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
What happened with tobacco a few years ago will happen with alcohol.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Would this have happened a decade ago?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A decade or more ago he showed little interest in it as an organisation.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
And it was also a very long time ago.The Sun (2015)
Education departments in Beijing and Shanghai promised to review their position a year ago but have since dragged their heels.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
He renewed his membership about two months ago.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He should have gone a long while ago.The Sun (2015)
If it were a patient, we would have attended to her long ago.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Internal negotiations for a transition of power began in Sanaa two weeks ago but with little progress reported.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It looked like it had happened weeks ago.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
It was a repeat of the outcome at this championship in Madrid two years ago.The Sun (2007)
Of course this was some time ago.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Relatives of hundreds of Cypriots who went missing in conflict decades ago have since lived in limbo.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Until two weeks ago I thought it would at least be fun to try.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We came here five years ago and since then only one property has been sold.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We lost each other a long time ago.The Sun (2016)
We lost our mum four years ago and he was very close to her.The Sun (2016)
We were first instructed two years ago and have since taken instructions from 22,000 people.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That would have been simply unthinkable 30 years ago.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This is surprising since decades ago there was no such thing as a church planting conference.Christianity Today (2000)
Trends of 'ago'
Very Common. ago is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
'ago' in Other Languages
British English: ago /əˈɡəʊ/ ADVERB
You use ago to talk about a time in the past.
She left two weeks ago.
- American English: ago
- Arabic: مُنْذُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: atrás tempo
- Chinese: 以前
- Croatian: prije
- Czech: přednějakou dobou
- Danish: siden
- Dutch: geleden
- European Spanish: hace
- Finnish: sitten
- French: il y adurée
- German: vor
- Greek: πριν από
- Italian: fa
- Japanese: ･･･前に
- Korean: 전에
- Norwegian: siden
- Polish: (jakiś czas) temu
- European Portuguese: atrásTemp
- Romanian: în urmă cu
- Russian: давно
- Spanish: hace
- Swedish: för….sedan
- Thai: ที่ผ่านมาแล้ว
- Turkish: önce
- Ukrainian: томý
- Vietnamese: cách đây
Translation of ago from the Collins English to French Dictionary