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German - English (British) translations for "jetzt"

"jetzt" German translation




Jetzt is a German adverb that translates to 'now' in English. It refers to the present moment or a time that is close to the present.

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Meaning: now

Ich bin jetzt zu Hause.

I am at home now.

Meaning: currently

Ich arbeite jetzt an einem Projekt.

I am currently working on a project.

Meaning: right away

Kannst du das bitte jetzt erledigen?

Can you please do that right away?

Meaning: at this moment

Jetzt verstehe ich, was du meinst.

Now I understand what you mean.

Meaning: from now on

Jetzt werde ich mehr Sport treiben.

From now on, I will do more sports.


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A1: Ich bin jetzt zu Hause.

A1: I am at home now.

A1: Wir gehen jetzt einkaufen.

A1: We are going shopping now.

A1: Er ruft jetzt seine Mutter an.

A1: He is calling his mother now.

B1: Ich habe jetzt Zeit für dich.

B1: I have time for you now.

B1: Sie ist jetzt schon seit zwei Jahren in Deutschland.

B1: She has been in Germany for two years now.

B1: Du wirst jetzt besser aufpassen müssen.

B1: You will have to pay more attention now.

C1: Ich war gestern beim Arzt und er hat mir gesagt, dass ich jetzt mehr Sport machen soll.

C1: I went to the doctor yesterday and he told me that I should do more sports now.

C1: Jetzt, da wir die Prüfung bestanden haben, können wir endlich entspannen.

C1: Now that we have passed the exam, we can finally relax.

C1: Wenn du jetzt nicht handelst, wirst du es später bereuen.

C1: If you don't act now, you will regret it later.

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In German, jetzt is commonly used in everyday conversation and can be used to indicate a sense of urgency or immediacy. For example, if someone asks you when you will finish a task, you might respond with 'jetzt', indicating that you will do it right away.

Jetzt can also be used to describe a change in circumstances or a shift in focus. For instance, if someone was talking about their past experiences and suddenly switches to talking about their current situation, they might use jetzt to signal this transition.

It's important to note that jetzt can have different connotations depending on the context in which it is used. In some cases, it may indicate impatience or frustration, while in others it may simply convey a sense of immediacy or importance.

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