Definitions

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  • adv. At this time and in this place.
  • n. The present situation.
  • n. The current state of one's own life.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. at this time

Etymologies

here + and + now (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If your head hurts your belly aches no hugs no kisses no handshakes starting here and now let's bring back don't make me have to smack you! let's bring back the bow p.s. The knuckle tap is OK, too

    Bring Back The Bow

  • Page 83 culmination was secured not through the sum total of small contributions of the many, but rather by the large contributions of the few, it ought to occasion no surprise when it is here and now stated that the actual and crowning need of Bettis Academy at present is AN ENDOWMENT FUND, which, to be adequate, should amount to $100,000.

    Brief Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis. Also an Account of the Founding and Development of the Bettis Academy

  • You-all die here and now while I'll die subject to the law's delay -- savvee?

    Chapter IV

  • And salvation here and now — diṭṭhadhamme anāsavā — was the goal of those entering the Order.

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • James Carlton's digging away at the bar seemed to make it immensely happy, and he decided the cat might be the reincarnation of some old prisoner who'd died up here and now finally saw a way out.

    the dirty duck

  • But in the meantime, here and now and in the sacred name of duty, he was going to have to undertake some cap-in-hand crawling.

    War Game

  • Yes, I believe there is existence beyond our present experience; that that existence is conscious and culturable; and that there is a noble work here and now in helping men to live into it.

    A Voice From the South

  • Of the ten or eleven white men, I am able here and now positively to identify two high-profile corporate chieftains from the City of London, one ex-Downing Street spin-doctor turned freelance consultant, one septuagenarian corporate raider, knighted, and one evergreen pop-star and intimate of the younger royals who had recently been the target of drugs-and-sex allegations in Penelope's great newspaper.

    the mission song

  • We may think of them as doodlings of eternity, as practice runs not only for an expanded life here and now but also for an expanded life in the next phase of our existence.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • She is struggling with our life here and now that Leigh Ann is pregnant, she has gotten worse.

    Keep Sweet

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