Spanish Word of the Day
Thursday, November 21, 2013
hora noun: time
  • You’ll already know hora as time from the basic question ¿Qué hora es? What’s the time?, or as people often ask in Mexico: ¿Me da su hora?
    It has other uses in this meaning.
    ¿A qué hora llega? What time is he arriving?
    Nunca llega a la hora. He never arrives on time.
    Ha llegado la hora de descansar. The time has come to rest.
  • And of course, another basic meaning is hour:
    ¿A qué hora llega? What time is he arriving?
    Nunca llega a la hora. He never arrives on time.
    Ha llegado la hora de descansar. The time has come to rest.
    Me ha llevado horas hacerlo. It took me hours to do it.
    El vuelo dura dos horas y media. The flight lasts two and a half hours.
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