CONECTIVOS INDICADORES DE PERÍODOS PRESENTES
São locuções adverbiais que indicam períodos abrangendo os momentos presente e passado ou futuro imediato.

EXEMPLOS:

Ricardo Schütz
Atualizado em 10 de junho de 2007
  
 
    
Por enquanto …
For the time being … / … for some time
por enquanto
  Tenho boas idéias na cabeça, mas por enquanto estou inventando várias desculpas para não colocá-las em prática.
  Por enquanto tudo que pinto pertence a outro artista.
  Acabamos de mudar de servidor e, por enquanto, nosso blog esta meio bagunçado.
  Por enquanto isto ainda não é um cabaré.
  Por enquanto ainda não tive nenhum problema.
  Merkel descarta, por enquanto, ampliação do G-8.
  Vou manter isso em segredo por enquanto.
for the time being
  New cars are too expensive. I think I'll stick with my old Honda for the time being.
  I’m really enjoying life in a small town; I’m not planning to come back to the city for the time being.
  General evidence of the activities of that society would be quite sufficient for the time being.
  There is a lot to be said about the role of other persons too, but I am leaving that out for the time being.
  One of the senior Labour Party ministers said his party had rather different views on the matter, but would accept the general proposals for the time being.
  Despite calls for its closure on safety grounds, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is to remain open for the time being, the mayor said yesterday.

for some time
  New vehicles have been required to meet increasingly tough environmental standards for some time.
  Anti-Arab racism has been a staple of our contemporary discourse for some time but now it's increasingly becoming universal.
  The lack of exporting systems and expertise will continue to be a difficulty for some time.
  We are still fighting on their turf and will be for some time to come.
  For some time threats to governments will continue to come primarily from those already close to power.
  The predictable outcome is that the region will continue to backslide and the cycles of revenge will continue for some time.