"He is at home at half past three."

Translation:वह साढ़े तीन बजे घर पर होता है।

January 8, 2019



I don't really know how to interpret this English phrase - its pretty unusual construction. "Is" suggests a continuous present action, where as a specific time suggests a singular event at a time which is not the present time. What does the Hindi phrase suggest? Does it suggest that he is 'usually' or 'always at home at that time? Does it imply a future event that he will arrive at or by that time?

January 8, 2019


Yes. The word 'होता' indicates that it is a generalization or presumption. So, the sentence menas 'He is usually at home at half past three'.

January 9, 2019
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