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    #1

    right now

    Do it right now.
    Do it now.

    My kid asks me why there's a "right" before now, I don't know how to answer. Can any teachers help me!

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    Re: right now

    "Do it right now" means "Do it immediately" and not a minute (hour, day) later.

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    #3

    Re: right now

    It provides additional emphasis.

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