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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Ago’. Over 50 Sentences


Ago — US. [əˈɡəʊ], UK. [əˈɡəʊ]

Main meanings:

  1. Used to indicate that a past event occurred a certain amount of time before the present moment.
  2. In the past; before now.
  3. In the time that has passed since a past event; previously.


10 simple sentences:

  • He left a moment ago.
  • How long ago did you start learning French?
  • We met 5 years ago.
  • I read that book a long time ago.
  • They moved away 3 years ago.
  • I visited Paris a decade ago.
  • She graduated from college 10 years ago.
  • How long ago did you buy this car?
  • The party ended not too long ago.
  • I last saw her a week ago.


The sentences from movies:

A long time ago. – Gladiator (2000)

I called a second ago. – Fight Club (1999)

That was a long time ago. – The Matrix (1999)

Yeah, I bought this house two years ago. – The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Not two days ago. – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Many years ago, it was a time of plague. – The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Years ago. – Toy Story 3 (2010)

This was a long time ago. – Se7en (1995)

The company went public a week ago. – Batman Begins (2005)

Your last report was more than two weeks ago. – Avatar (2009)

That was two years ago. – Saving Private Ryan (1998)

An hour ago. – Taken (2009)

Years ago, we had the Church. – The Departed (2006)

The real John G. I helped you find him over a year ago. – Memento (2001)

Yeah, like 20 years ago. – American Beauty (1999)

We met just a few minutes ago. – Titanic (1997)

That was seven years ago. – The Godfather: Part II (1974)

You posted 20 minutes ago. – The Usual Suspects (1995)

Thirty years ago. – Goodfellas (1990)

That’s nearly 700 years ago! – WALL·E (2008)

Your flight was scheduled to leave an hour and a half ago. – Iron Man (2008)

It passed by not too long ago. – Finding Nemo (2003)

She got remarried four years ago. – Sin City (2005)

I asked you about that five minutes ago. – Up (2009)

It began long ago. – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Three years ago I pre-visioned it. – No Country for Old Men (2007)

And it was three goddamn years ago! – The Shining (1980)

It was two minutes five minutes ago. – Snatch (2000)

He said you left the office hours ago. – A Beautiful Mind (2002)

The bus should’ve been here like 20 minutes ago. – Donnie Darko (2001)

Grabbed me a couple of days ago right after I go off work. – Gran Torino (2009)

It was worse a few days ago. – Black Swan (2010)

Disappeared three days ago. – Gone Girl (2014)

How Iong ago? – Cidade de Deus (2002)

He died in my mind a long time ago. – District 9 (2009)

I wrote that a week ago. – Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Mundungus Fletcher, about a year ago. – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

I pawned that years ago. – Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

I told you that five minutes ago. – Iron Man 2 (2010)

So long ago, when there was nothing but our love. – Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Our father died only a few days ago. – Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo (1966)

A couple years ago. – Catch Me If You Can (2003)

Not minutes ago. – Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Bourne’s last confirmed location was Moscow, six weeks ago. – The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)