gone; gone by; past (usually preceded by a noun):
five days ago.
in past time; in the past:
All this happened long ago.
past participle of
to go by, pass, equivalent to
in the past:
five years ago
usage The use of
it's ten years ago since he wrote the novel
) is redundant and should be avoided:
it is ten years since he wrote the novel
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Being proisrael is no defense, as i long ago learned to my cost.
She was created by a group of shamans thousands of years ago.
Is a trend, just the same as he faced when he started years ago.
Billions of years ago, the extraterrestrial tath ki was born in the coal sack nebula.
It seems to me a book that somebody should have written a century ago.
They started slow long ago, head to toe, healthy, wealthy and wise.
Geological evidence indicates it was deliberately buried four million years ago.
Public and private buildings were dismantled and the stone reused centuries ago.
It was not, after all, so very long ago, but no one could make that journey today.
But about thirty years ago, credit rolls began to grow greatly in length.
Humans shared a common ancestor with chimpanzees five to eight million years ago.
These rocks were created from ancient ocean sediments nearly one billion years ago.