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today in English:

1. present continuous present continuous


We usually use the present continuous with these expressions: at the moment, now, this week, currently.

2. that day that day



English word "today"(that day) occurs in sets:

Reported speech

3. yesterday


Tom died yesterday.
I just got back from the States yesterday, so I'm still thinking in English.
The man you saw in my office yesterday is from Belgium.
Yesterday my bicycle was stolen while I was doing some shopping.
At 10 o'clock yesterday, there were hundreds of people outside.
His absence yesterday was due to his cold.
Having failed twice yesterday, he doesn't want to try again.
If only you had helped me yesterday, the problem would have been avoided.
My uncle, who lives in Osaka, visited us yesterday.
Yesterday I saw a girl whom I had met in the library a month before.
The pencil I lost yesterday was an old one.
Someone ploughed into me from behind at an intersection yesterday.
Something I ate yesterday disagreed with me.
I spent yesterday reading instead of going out.
While cleaning my room yesterday evening, I happened to find an old photograph of my mother.

English word "today"(yesterday) occurs in sets:

7. past forms

4. in the course of the present day



English word "today"(in the course of the present day) occurs in sets:

Most common adverbs

5. today


Today is Sunday.
Today our artificial satellites are revolving around the earth.
Your letter reached me only today, having been delayed by the heavy snow.
Germany of today is not what it was ten years ago.
What does what happened last night have to do with what's happening today?
I'll pay you back a week from today, that is, on July 21.
In general, young people today are not interested in politics.
I usually take a shower after I play tennis, but today I couldn't.
At the end of the class, the teacher said, "That's enough for today."
The Japanese Parliament today officially elected Ryoutarou Hashimoto as the country's 52nd prime minister.
Good morning. You're a bit late today, aren't you? "Yes, I ran into a bit of trouble."
Our first lesson today is English.
To many people today, "competitive" is a bad word.
I'm a regular at a restaurant in this neighborhood. Let's have lunch there today.
The Cabinet is meeting today to discuss the crisis.

English word "today"(today) occurs in sets:

Vocabulary 6