Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Now"

The meaning of "Now" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa from now on?
A: It means "going forward" or "in the future from now". IE: "from now on I will clean my room" <-- this just means starting now I will clean my room.
Q: O que significa every now and then??
A: "Every now and then" means "occasionally", "sometimes", "once in a while", etc.
Q: O que significa you now??
A: "Now?" it means "ahora"
do it now= haslo ahora.
"you now or you know?
"you know" means " tu sabes" or " ya sabes".
Q: O que significa From now on, it's all downhill.?
A: "It's all downhill" is not really used in the middle of a sentence, but more like on its own. So if two kids went on a field trip to an amusement park, on their way back to school they could say,

Student 1: "Wow! That was so much fun, but now we have to go back to school."

Student 2: "Yeah, it's all down hill from here.."
Q: O que significa "now" in 446?
A: "Did you, now?" is a set phrase used to mean the same thing as "Did you?" (UK English) or "You did?" (US English). It's just a little more colorful :)

It doesn't really have anything to do with time in this usage and, yes, you could still use that phrase today to add a little flavor to your speech.

Example sentences using "Now"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com for now.
A: For now we should stop.
You can play video games for now
For now you should rest
You should rest for now
So for now on, you must listen to me
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com from now.
A: From now on, I will do better in school.

I will go to bed 10 minutes from now.

I will sleep from now until morning.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com now and then.
A: "Now and then" means once in a while.

For example, I don't like broccoli, but I want to like broccoli because I know it's good for me. So every now and then I have broccoli with my dinner and I try to eat it.

Now and then I ask a question on HiNative, but Astrrrid asks questions all the time!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "As of now".
A: This is not a very common expression but here are some examples:

"I am late for work...as of now." (this person could be looking at their mobile phone and watching the time change to 1 minute late).

As of now, I am on a diet. (the moment the decision is made)

As of now, I am unemployed. (minutes after being fired)

This expression is used to talk about any event immediately after it happens.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com as of now.
A: As of now the project is on hold due to the clients uncertainty of the blah blah blah

Synonyms of "Now" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre now e at the moment ?
A: @jickoon: yeah exactly.

Now doesn't always have to compare to another time, it just does often.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre now e at the moment e currently e at the minute ?
A: 'At the moment' is a bit more brood than the others. Now means right at this very second, and can expand a little bit. "I am going to work now." Currently means during the present time. "I am currently reading a book." At the minute means at that very time. "I'm a little busy at this minute." At the moment can mean a time from now to an undecided time. "I'm a little distracted at the moment." Any of them can be used in any of these sentences, and will not be considered incorrect.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre now e next time ?
A: "Now" means at this moment. "Next time" refers the the next time a moment like this happens.

For example, if you're hungry, you may want some chips. If you would rather have something else, you may save the chips for next time (that you're hungry).
Q: Qual é a diferença entre from now on e from now ?
A: "From now" is usually about time.
"Two days from now." Means "In two days."
The same goes for "Two hours from now." ("In two hours.")

"From now on" is usually about changes in rules.
"From now on, we will eat lunch at 12:00pm (instead of 1:00pm)."
"From now on, you can't leave without permission."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre from now on e from now ?
A: From now on I'm going to eat healthier.
From now on - from this point in time until the end of time

I'm going to be done with work two hours from now.
From now - amount of time between future event and now

Translations of "Now"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? But who you with now ?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 久しぶりに人前で歌います。少し緊張now 😆
A: I have not sung in front of people for a long time. I'm a little nervous now
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? now
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? now
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? now
A: Now , 現在

Other questions about "Now"

Q: "Oh now, you just see that skin? It's the same she's been standing in." This is part of the lyric of the song Daughters by John Mayer. Can anyone explain what it means? I have no clue. What does 'skin' actually mean in this sentence? Thank you.
A: ​‎"Oh now, you just see that skin? It's the same she's been standing in" is a visual way to say the event of her dad leaving affects her now the same as it did the day it happened.

So it literally means "skin." You can't take this portion out by itself and explain it. The song is talking about girls with daddy issues. Meaning they have walls up, can't trust men, and have issues with love because they weren't loved by their fathers growing up.
Q: Okay now listen, I am confused af. If I want to write, for example, a body part, is it then like this ‘s or s’

Like “John wraps his arms around Mary’s waist” or “John wraps his arms around Marys’ waist”, which one is correct? Like omg WHy GrAMMer sO HarD
A: It used to be that when a name ended with an "s" like James, you would use the s' but it's more correctly 's no matter what. So if it's Mary's shirt it's "apostrophe s" and if it's James's shirt it's still "apostrophe s". I hope this helps! I made sure to check with my mom who's an English teacher
Q: At least it's less than now. soa natural?
A: At least it's less now
Q: It's six thirty now. Or/ It's now six thirty. soa natural?
A: Both are correct, but #2 is more like an announcement. But both are correct, it'd be more natural to use #1, like with a friend.
Q: It's six thirty now. Or/ It's now six thirty. soa natural?
A: You would usually say " its 6:30 now" as that sounds more natural :) also if you want you can choose to leave out the "now" and just say "it's 6:30"
Example of conversation
Person 1: What time is it?
Person 2: Its 6:30 now

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