here and now

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here + and + now

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here and now (not comparable)

  1. At this time and in this place.

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here and now (uncountable)

  1. The present situation.
    • 1920, Paul Klee, from an exhibition catalogue:
      I cannot be grasped in the here and now. For I reside just as much with the dead as with the unborn. Somewhat closer to the heart of creation than usual. But not nearly close enough.
  2. The current state of one's own life.

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