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    #1

    Smile till now

    Please, dear teacher

    what are the differences between 'so far' and 'until now':

    For example:
    Nobody's came until now.

    Said the professor to his students:
    ok so far?
    Ok until now?

    Thank you!


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    #2

    Re: till now

    Nothing. They imply the same thing.

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    Smile Re: till now

    so, no matter what is the occasion, they mean the same, then, one could simply say:

    No one's came so far!

    right?

    Thanks for commenting.

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    #4

    Re: till now

    No one came so far! or No one has come so far!

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    #5

    Re: till now

    You want to say: No one has come until now.



    Teacher: "O.K. so far?"

    The student opened his test. "Yes, I was O.K., until now."

    Until now, we always thought she was happy.



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    Smile Re: till now

    Are you meaning they are different?

    OK so far? = Are you students understanding everything I've taught?

    Until now, everything was going fine. = from the time I got here to now, everything was going fine.

    Do they make any sense?

    Thanks

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    Re: till now

    When you use the "until now..." form, it strongly implies that it is no longer the case now, at least to me.

    You did note that it's "has come" and not "has came," right?

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    #8

    Smile Re: till now

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    When you use the "until now..." form, it strongly implies that it is no longer the case now, at least to me.
    Yes, I just remembered I had this very same doubt before and someone told me exactly the same what you just did.
    You did note that it's "has come" and not "has came," right?
    Yes, thank you.

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