now (clause)

One way to use the word "now" is to express the result of some situation or action. In the example above, the software crashed. Saying "Now I have to re-do it" means "As a result of the software crashing, I have to re-do it.

As another example, if the TV show you watched every week has finished its last episode, you can say:

Well, now I have my Tuesday nights free.

This phrase appears in these lessons: