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03 / 10 / 2005

LA HORA DE IN ENGLISH: meaning and examples

Good morning. I hope you had a great weekend! Today we are going to look at how to say la hora de algo / de hacer algo in English. The word hora often causes translation problems because of its similarity to the word hour. In today's Vitamin, however, you will see that the correct translation is often time. LA HORA DE This phrase is often incorrectly translated literally as the hour to. The correct translation is TIME TO VERB or TIME FOR NOUN. The complete expression is: It's time to do something It's time for something Notice in the examples below that the word time is not preceded by an article (the). Example 1: We've had a very nice time at the party but now it's time to leave. Example 2: The coffee break is over, everyone! It's time to get back to work! Example 3: I have to go. It's almost time for my class. Example 4: Is it time for dinner, yet? I'm starving (muriéndome de hambre)! If you have any questions about this expression, please don't hesitate to contact us. Have a great day!