used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
the sun isn't up yet
So far he hasn't called
How To Use until now In A Sentence
- He uncovers more about his private life including the identity of his fiancé, a point of much speculation until now.
- Like him, these were staff guys, in their mid-thirties, soldiers who had until now been largely warless. Doug Stanton: Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan
- They are convicted and must, if the US people are to reclaim their until now unchallenged position as torch-bearers for a better world, be booted out of office at the earliest opportunity.
- I've seen no convincing evidence of any slavish imitation, at least until now.
- Has it taken until now for these hard-nosed businessmen to finally twig they have been sold one pup after another? The Sun
- Until now, all the royal accounts were audited internally. Times, Sunday Times
- `And we went to different universities, and until now we've had different careers. RESCUING ROSE
- The West Country is the part of Britain most visited by walkers and nature lovers, but until now they have had to make do with a patchy network of footpaths and coastal walks.
- There was a third option, unrevealed until now, the Lazio manager Svenn Goran Eriksson.
- Frequent image posting is a very rare phenomenon here (that is, if someone said "posts lots of images", I'd have thought, until now, "breezeway", whereas when you say "telling people to shut up", I think ... oh, so many people. How Now Brownpau