this present day
this present time, period, etc.
during or on the present day
during or at the present time; nowadays
"the world of today"
"today we have computers"
"Today is beautiful"
"did you see today's newspaper?"
"it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"
"we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"
"today almost every home has television"
"I can't meet with you today"
You won't get in today Come back tomorrow morning.
出自： E. Waugh
Mr. Rand is ill and must forgo the pleasure of your company..today.
出自： J. Kosinski
误 As I told you in our today's telephone conversation,I have failed to get the visa.
正 As I told you in today's telephone conversation,I have failed to get the visa.
析 在today's, yesterday's 等构成的名词词组前不能再用限定词(包括物主代词)。
误 There will be no classes today afternoon.
正 There will be no classes this afternoon.
析 表示“今天下午”应该用this afternoon,不能用today afternoon。“今天上午”和“今天晚上”分别是this morning和this evening。但是,“今天夜里”是tonight。
误 They said that they would go to the exhibition today.
正 They said that they would go to the exhibition that day.
析 today用作副词时,在间接引语中,应改为that day。