Spanish word for Now

The Spanish word for “now” is “ahora”.

How to pronounce “ahora” in Spanish:

Sounds like – ah-o-rah
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Translation for now in Spanish

ahora = now in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “now” using these sentences:

Example 1:
Now it’s time to go to sleep.

Ahora es tiempo de ir a dormir.

Example 2:
You have to take a bath right now!

¡Debes bañarte ahora mismo!

Example 3:
I am a grown woman now.

Ahora soy una mujer mayor.

Example 4: (expression)
Now or never.

Ahora o nunca.

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  • David Corcoran

    If you want to emphasize that something needs to be done “immediately”, then you could also use the Spanish word “ya”.

    Example:

    Let's go now
    vamonos ya

    Bring me the money right now
    Traigame el denario ya

    I need to eat right now
    necesito comer ya

    Note: generally there would be emotion in your tone

  • zoraidamartinez

    Ahora que tienes tiempo, explicame la tarea.

  • zoraidamartinez

    Ahora podemos salir a caminar

  • David Corcoran

    debemos vivir en el ahora, en lugar del pasado o del futuro

    we should live in the now, rather then the past or future

  • David Corcoran

    debemos vivir en el ahora, en lugar del pasado o del futuro

    we should live in the now, rather then the past or future

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