Last and ago


Last and ago



Last        (Long) periods of time before the current one year month week

                Seasons spring summer autumn winter

                Night

                Days of the week Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

                *but yesterday is the day before today.



Ago        Usually a specific length of time in the past

                5 minutes ago or 5 years ago

                Be careful with “I met her two summers ago



Idiom

“It was a last minute job” It was done or occurred at the latest possible time before an event

“It happened ages ago” It occurred a long time in the past



In song lyrics

Wham “Last Christmas I gave you my heart”

Don Mclean American pie “A long long time ago..”


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