Bibinur
right away vs right now what's the difference between them?
Jul 4, 2015 7:55 PM
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"Right now, I am writing this answer to you." "But my wife is telling me to come and see her. I'll do it right away / right now." In the first sentence, I am talking in the present continuous about the immediate present. In the second sentence, I am using the future tense to refer to the immediate future (when I stop writing!). I can only use "right away" in this context but I can use "right now" in both.
July 4, 2015
1. 'Right away' is like 'straight away' - it means immediately or without delay. For example: 'This job is urgent, so you should do it right away.' 2. 'Right now' is simply an emphasised version of 'now'. For example, 'Right now, I'm feeling really confused.' You can emphasise many words by adding 'right', for example, 'Right here' or 'Right next to me'.
July 4, 2015
'Right away' is like you will start doing something *from now* or as soon as possible. 'Right now' just emphasises that the action is taking place at this very moment.
July 5, 2015
Hello Bibunur, I would like to make practice. How about you ?=??
July 6, 2015
Hi I'm erdogan in istanbul. I would like write to you. I wonder Kazakhstan
July 4, 2015
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