"我们几点开始?"

Translation:What time do we start?

January 23, 2018

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/CvonD1

"What time do we start" ??? Better English, for pure usage reasons, is: "At what time do we start?"

Please include it in your "accepted answers". Your one-option offered is not quite right.

January 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JohnP331

As a native English speaker, I've never heard anyone say "At what time do we start?". It's grammatically correct (more correct than "What time do we start?") but "What time do we start?" is the most often-used form.

January 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Yomenia2

Did you report it? They probably don't check the discussion here as often as the things that people report.

October 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DanielWu13

Does "When are we starting?" work?

January 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/baharem

I think it should (but I'm not native English speaker.) But it wasn't accepted: may 14, 2018

May 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/beanfruit

Yes, as a native UK speaker i can confirm it's perfect!

March 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Eric492387

"How late do we begin" should also be correct. November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Eric492387

"How late do we start" should also be correct.

January 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/sebast1ans

“几点” is "what hour", but "what time" is "什么时候“.

January 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/CvonD1

Agreed, but it still isn't the way it translates into English. In English, you would NEVER say "At what hour are we meeting?" or "What hour is the meeting?" You would ALWAYS use "time" -- a word when used in English, that is indistinguishable from either a sixty-minute period or a period of time.

January 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Celticfiddleguy

That's exactly why we need to learn expressions as well as just words and grammar. The closest expression we have in English is "at the 11th hour" meaning very late, last minute, almost too late.

September 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrew-Lin

我們幾點開始?

January 18, 2019
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