A little while ago, food professionals were at the bottom of the social scale; now we are “geniuses.”
Modi, one suspects, will be in no hurry to visit the land that considered him unfit for entry only a short while ago.
The JMG office that just a few days ago received victims of human rights abuse is now empty, covered in black ash.
early 14c., shortened form of Old English agan, agone "departed, passed away," past participle of an obsolete verb ago "to go forth," formed from a- "away" (perhaps here used as an intensive prefix) + gan "go" (see go (v.)). Agone remains a dialectal variant.