It's not a terribly difficult problem, 'now' is it?

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Uncle Max.

Good day.

What does 'now' mean here:

Professor Layton: "Give this puzzle a try, Luke.
After Luke solved the puzzle, Professor Layton says: "Once you realize how you need to look at things, it's not a terribly difficult puzzle, 'now' is it?

Thank you in advance.

Respectfully yours,
Uncle Max.
  • Uncle Max.

    Professor Layton and the Curious Village [US].

    It is a Japanese game for Nintendo DS, realized in American English and British English.

    I own the American English version.

    Respectfully yours,
    Uncle Max.


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    USA English
    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    now /naʊ/adv
    • at or for the present time or moment
    • at this exact moment; immediately
    • in these times; nowadays
    • given the present circumstances: now we'll have to stay to the end
    • (preceded by just) very recently: he left just now
    • (often preceded by just) very soon: he is leaving just now
    • conj

    • (subordinating) often followed by that: seeing that; since it has become the case that: now you're in charge, things will be better
    sentence connector
    • used as a transitional particle or hesitation word: now, I can't really say
    • used for emphasis: now listen to this
    • used at the end of a command, esp in dismissal: run along, now

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