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"Este momento" is a phrase which is often translated as "this time", and "ahora" is an adverb which is often translated as "now". Learn more about the difference between "este momento" and "ahora" below.
este momento(
ehs
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teh
 
moh
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mehn
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toh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (this period of time)
a. this time
Este momento de nuestra historia es especialmente caótico y violento.This time in our history is specially chaotic and violent.
2. (this instance)
a. this moment
Este momento de la película me encanta, ¿a ti no?I love this moment in the movie. Don't you?
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ahora(
ah
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oh
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rah
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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. (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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