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

The meaning of "Now" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does from now on mean?
A: It means "going forward" or "in the future from now". IE: "from now on I will clean my room"
Q: What does every now and then? mean?
A: "Every now and then" means "occasionally", "sometimes", "once in a while", etc.
Q: What does you now? mean?
A: "Now?" it means "ahora"
do it now= haslo ahora.
"you now or you know?
"you know" means " tu sabes" or " ya sabes".
Q: What does From now on, it's all downhill. mean?
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: What does "now" in 446 mean?
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: Please show me example sentences with 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: Please show me example sentences with 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: Please show me example sentences with 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: Please show me example sentences with "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: Please show me example sentences with 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: What is the difference between now and at the moment ?
A: @jickoon: yeah exactly.

Now doesn't always have to compare to another time, it just does often.
Q: What is the difference between now and at the moment and currently and 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: What is the difference between now and 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: What is the difference between from now on and 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: What is the difference between from now on and 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: How do you say this in English (US)? 今まで until now?
これから from now?
A: 今まで = until now, up until now
これから = starting today, from now on, now, starting (day/date), going forward,

e.g.
I’ll be a college student starting Tuesday/going forward.
Starting today/From now on, I’m quitting smoking.
I’m going to the supermarket now.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? But who you with now ?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? now
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? now
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 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. does this sound natural?
A: At least it's less now
Q: It's six thirty now. Or/ It's now six thirty. does this sound 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. does this sound 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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