By now...

DeAnnaC1Kwiziq community member

By now...

Hi!  Is there a "d'ici..." Version to express by now?  As in, "By now you should be on chapter 5 of your book" or "You should be finished by now", etc.
Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi DeAnna,

There isn't a fit all expression in French for by now. It will depend on the context.

In the examples you give I would say:

" À l'heure qu'il est/ maintenant tu devrais être au chapitre 5 de ton livre. "

"Tu aurais dû finir à l'heure qu'il est/maintenant."

Hope this helps!

DeAnna asked:View original

By now...

Hi!  Is there a "d'ici..." Version to express by now?  As in, "By now you should be on chapter 5 of your book" or "You should be finished by now", etc.

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