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Commonly used in South Africa when you're ARE going to do something, just not anytime soon.
"Have you started studying?"

"No, I will now now" *basically doesn't study until five minutes before the test*
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A term widely used in South African conversations relating to the period of time which will elapse before the given task, time or oppotunity will present itself.
"I'm going to do it in a few moments."
"Its going to happen a little later."
As the term is not defined by a specific amount of time,it can be used in a broad context.
"Let's take a look at it now now."
"I'll see to that now now."
"When ?" "Now now !"
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this means now, but just not now.
kim: when will you take out the trash George??
george:ill do it now-now baby.continues on Play Station
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now-now means you intend to do something immediatly, whereas now tends to mean you will do it soon.
"I'll do that now"
"Now-now?"
"Yes, now-now"
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a South African term we use that generally means 'soon', but can funnily enough also mean 'never', or actually just any period of time.
scenario 1:

dad: "come downstairs, theres a rugby match between the Springboks and the Sharks on!"
me: "I will be there now now!"

scenario 2:

jack: "Jill hurry up! when will you be ready?"
Jill: "I'll be ready now now!"
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