right now

adverb

Definition of right now

2 : at present

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Examples of right now in a Sentence

right now we are in the middle of a major home renovation answer my question right now
Recent Examples on the Web By contrast, household savings right now are at record highs, after people spent less during the coronavirus pandemic. Evan Halper, Washington Post, 20 May 2022 Don't forget the next great love of your life might be waiting for you right now at your local animal shelter. Alesandra Dubin, Good Housekeeping, 20 May 2022 Some of my favorites right now include Maja Hanson, Dress Camp, Pierrot, Michael & Hushi, and Stella Cadente. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 20 May 2022 In spite of the cases in Europe and the new case in Massachusetts, experts aren’t recommending any safety precautions right now. Maggie O'neill, SELF, 20 May 2022 So, anybody who's living in the US right now knows that there is a lot of COVID out there. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 20 May 2022 That’s what’s giving some people pause about heading off to business school right now. Matt Symonds, Forbes, 20 May 2022 The industry is undergoing a massive shift in general right now. Anatola Araba Pabst, ELLE, 20 May 2022 Much as businesses love to tout their ambitious corporate cultures—and have many ways of tracking employees’ productivity—some would gladly settle for mediocrity right now. Callum Borchers, WSJ, 19 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of right now

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of right now was in the 14th century

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Last Updated

22 May 2022

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“Right now.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20now. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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