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"Aquí" is an adverb which is often translated as "here", and "ahora" is an adverb which is often translated as "now". Learn more about the difference between "aquí" and "ahora" below.
aquí(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (indicating place)
a. here
Estoy parada aquí, en el círculo amarillo.I'm standing here, inside the yellow circle.
2. (indicating time)
a. now
Si no te gusta lo que cocino, de aquí en adelante puedes preparar tu propia comida.If you don’t like what I cook, from now on you can prepare your own food.
3. (at that point)
a. here
Aquí lo paré y le pedí que aclarara algo que había dicho antes.Here is where I stopped him and asked him to clarify something he'd said earlier.
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ahora(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (the present moment)
a. now
Ahora es mi turno, y luego será el tuyo.Now it's my turn and then it'll be yours.
2. (very soon)
a. in a minute
Ahora entro.I'll come in in a minute.
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