from now on

This page is about the idiom from now on.

Meaning: If you do something "from now on", you do it from now until some unknown time in the future.

For example:

  • From now on you can wear casual clothes to work every Friday.

  • I was lucky to escape from the accident with just a few minor injuries, so from now on I'm going to be much more careful when I drive.

Quick Quiz:

Rashid has promised his family that from now on he won't drink alcohol. This means he's promised not to drink alcohol

a. until he goes out

b. until tomorrow morning

c. for the rest of his life

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Contributor: Matt Errey