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ago meaning

EN[əˈɡoʊ]
US
WAgo
  • Ago or AGO may refer to:
  • AdjectiveCOMmore agoSUPmost ago
    1. (archaic or dialectal) Gone; gone by; gone away; passed; passed away.
      1. in days ago/in days agone
    2. (archaic or dialectal) Nearly gone; dead (used in Devonshire at the turn of the 19th century).
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • we moved to this town a year ago;  I quit smoking exactly one year ago
        • At Augur Lake, where Mr. LaMere was hired to combat its Eurasian watermilfoil infestation, hundreds of sterile grass carp were released several years ago to eat the plants.
        • A month ago the new smoking ban turned thousands of bar-room habitués into reluctant exiles from their usual corner seat. ‎
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Heimo and Edna have been “springing out” at one of their three cabins ever since they were married, twenty years ago.
        • She's a welch. That isn't hers, I lent her that watering can three years ago.
        • It's a wonder the director didn't pull the plug on that project months ago.

    Meaning of ago for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "ago" is an adjective. It's also a postposition. It's also a preposition.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Postpositions
          • Prepositions
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