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Preterite vs. Imperfect 
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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. (current day)
a. today
Hoy me quedo en casa.I'm staying home today.
2. (nowadays)
a. today
Hoy se hacen las cosas de manera muy diferente.Today things are done very differently.
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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. (en este día)
a. today
hoy es martestoday is Tuesday, it's Tuesday today
¿a qué estamos hoy?what's today's date?
de hoy en adelantefrom now on
de hoy no pasa, tengo que ordenar esta mesait can't wait any longer, I have to tidy this table today
de hoy para mañanaas soon o quickly as possible
hoy por ti y mañana por míyou can do the same for me some time
2. (en la actualidad)
a. nowadays, today
hoy día, hoy en díathese days, nowadays
la mujer de hoy en díawomen today, modern women
hoy por hoyat the present moment, as things are at the moment
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1 (en este día) today
¿a qué día estamos hoy? what day is it today?; hoy hace un mes de su boda their wedding was a month ago today
de hoy
en el correo de hoy in today's post; el día de hoy (España) this very day; de hoy en adelante from now on; de hoy no pasa que le escriba I'll write to him this very day; está para llegar de hoy a mañana he could arrive any day now
desde hoy from now on
de hoy en ocho días a week today; de hoy en quince días today fortnight; a fortnight today
hasta hoy
eso me prometió, ¡y hasta hoy! that's what he promised me, and I've heard no more about it!
no ha dado señales de vida hasta hoy
hoy mismo
—¿cuándo quieres empezar? —hoy mismo "when do you want to start?" — "today"
por hoy
por hoy hemos terminado that's all for today
hoy por ti, mañana por mí you can do the same for me some time
2 (en la actualidad) today; nowadays
hoy todo es mejor que antes things are better today o nowadays than before; la juventud de hoy the youth of today; hoy (en) día nowadays; hoy por hoy at the present time; right now
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