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American English: /əˈɡoʊ/
British English: /əˈɡəʊ/


  • five days/two years ago
    hace cinco días/dos años
    long ago
    hace tiempo
    a long time ago
    hace mucho (tiempo)
    tiempo ha [literary]
    as long ago as 1960
    ya en 1960
    how long ago was it that you wrote to him?
    ¿cuánto (tiempo) hace que le escribiste?
    a week ago today we were still in Madrid
    hace (exactamente) una semana estábamos aún en Madrid
    I joined the company a year ago this Wednesday
    este miércoles hace un año que me incorporé a la empresa
    Example sentences
    • She had beaten off the disease five years ago after a melanoma had been found on her leg.
    • He hopes to jog a few memories in January by picking up where he left off five months ago.
    • It was like a minute ago that I talked to Natalie and now I am on my way in my Jaguar to get her.
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