how to pronounce ago


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ago is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ago in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… recall a week or so ago i spoke to you …”

meanings of ago


  1. Nearly gone; dead (used in Devonshire at the turn of the 19th century).
  2. Gone; gone by; gone away; passed; passed away.


  1. Before.


  1. Before now.


  1. Initialism of Attorney General's Office.

ago frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word ago occurs in english on average 322.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ago can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ago can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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