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"Enseguida" is an adverb which is often translated as "immediately", and "ahora mismo" is a phrase which is often translated as "right now". Learn more about the difference between "enseguida" and "ahora mismo" below.
enseguida(
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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. (without delay)
a. immediately
Dígale a la enfermera que venga enseguida.Tell the nurse to come immediately.
b. right away
Me di cuenta enseguida de que todo era mentira.I realized right away it was all a lie.
c. at once
Tenemos que salir enseguida o perderemos el vuelo.We must leave at once or we'll miss the flight.
d. straightaway
Mi jefe pidió que nos reuniéramos enseguida para tratar un asunto urgente.My boss asked for us to meet straightaway to address an urgent issue.
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ahora mismo(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (in this moment)
a. right now
¡Limpia tu recámara ahora mismo!Clean up your bedroom right now!
b. right away
Lo haré ahora mismo.I'll do it right away.
2. (recently)
a. just now
Ahora mismo llamó Jacobo y pidió hablar contigo.Jacobo called just now and asked to talk to you.
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