Quick answer
"De momento" is a phrase which is often translated as "for the moment", and "hasta ahora" is an adverb which is often translated as "until now". Learn more about the difference between "de momento" and "hasta ahora" below.
de momento(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (now but maybe not later)
a. for the moment
De momento Gabriela es la campeona olímpica, pero veremos qué pasa en las próximas Olimpiadas.For the moment, Gabriela is the Olympic champion, but we'll see what happens in the next Olympics.
b. for the time being
No es fácil encontrar apartamento. Puedes quedarte aquí de momento.It's not easy to find an apartment. You can stay here for the time being.
c. for now
De momento deja la traducción así. Mañana puedes volver a revisarla antes de enviarla.Leave the translation as it is for now. Tomorrow you can review it again before sending it.
d. at the moment
No necesitamos nada más de momento, gracias.We don't need anything else at the moment, thank you.
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hasta 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).
1. (time)
a. until now
Hasta ahora, no había ningún precedente para manejar este tipo de asunto.Until now, there was no legal precedent for handling this sort of issue.
b. so far
Ninguno de los invitados ha llegado hasta ahora.So far, none of the guests have arrived.
c. thus far
A pesar de numerosos debates, ningún cambio legislativo se ha hecho hasta ahora.In spite of numerous debates, no legislative changes have been made thus far.
d. hitherto
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
Esta tarde, Lucía descubrió petróleo debajo de su casa, que hasta ahora no tenía ningún valor.This afternoon, Lucy struck oil beneath her home, which was hitherto worthless.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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2. (to say goodbye)
a. see you soon
¡Que tengas un buen viaje y hasta ahora!Have a safe trip and see you soon!
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