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"Voy a estar aquí más tarde."

Translation:I am going to be here later.

June 30, 2013



I am going to be here much later?


"tarde" is late. "mas tarde" is later. to be "much later" it would need to say "mas tarde mucho."


You would say mucho más tarde exclusively


Good way to remember


Wonderful clarification. I think late later latest in my mind.


estar - be, could it also mean stay? I am going to stay here later



You can look at "estar" as "to stay" like this:

  • I am [=being, right now] here, and will still stay [=keep on being] here for longer [later].

Quedar(se) is more like "to remain" in a place, "to stay" behind (not to go somewhere), stay as "to wait"...


Yeah, for some reason I would have thought that it would be "voy a quedar" = I am staying. What is the difference? Can either "quedar" or "estar" mean "staying?" I thought estar was used for location and "quedar" was better suited for staying. Someone please enlighten me!


I think "Quedar" - is more permanent staying, e.g: I will stay in this country until I die, Me voy a quedar en ese pais hasta que morir

"Estar" - is being someplace, or in some sort of state. e.g: are you well? Estas bien? where are you ? donde estas?

forum talk about the same subject as reference: http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=377928 It's very interesting ") Hope this helps!


Hello, I speak Spanish. "Me voy a quedar en ese país hasta que yo muera".


How about "I am going to be very late"


"Very late" would be "muy tarde." "Más" means "more"... but with English comparative statements, "more late" becomes more properly "later." (Note: If "later" had more syllables, we'd keep the word "more"--consider how we say "more beautiful" rather than "beautifuler.") Hope that helps. :)


Regarding the "how late" - it is actually quite literal compared to English:

☆ Tarde || Late

• Más || More

• Mucho || Much

... LateR = more late || Más tarde

... Much later = much more late || Mucho más tarde

• Muy || Very

... Very late || Muy tarde

... More than "very" late = very very late || Muy muy tarde

[Note] Tarde, más tarde, etc. (adverb) point to being delayed. "Luego" as "later" means: then; afterwards; soon; next time.


Could you also say: I am going to be here later on?


SpanishDict does translate "I'm going to be here later on" as "Voy a estar aquí más tarde" but leaves off the word "on" in the reverse translation, possibly since the adverb is superfluous; the English sentence means essentially the same with or without the "on." (Perhaps for that reason, "later on" sounds more casual to me than simply "later.") If you feel "later on" is a more natural way to say the English sentence, then the next time you get this question, report to DL that your translation should be accepted.


If "mas tarde" means later then how would I say "much later"? Or how would I say "Very late"


Late || Tarde

Later = more late || Más tarde

Much later = much more late || Mucho más tarde

Very late || Muy tarde


Very late is probably muy tarde


Does this mean i am going to be here later as in "I am here now and will still be here later" or "i am late and will be there later"?


I will "be here = stay here". If one was to "be there (=allí)" later, being late from somewhere, that would actually indicate arriving there, not (already) being there.


Why is it más tarde and not luego?


• Luego as "later" means then, afterwards; soon; next time

• Tarde as an [adverb] means "late" (and más tarde = later) as in being delayed - being late from somewhere, staying somewhere late/-r, etc.

... Tarde as a [noun] means the afternoon/ early evening (after noon/lunch - before sundown).


Tarde=late Más tarde=later Muy tarde=very late To include much you need mucho. The más is translated in the -r.


Can you say luego instead of más tarde?


Suprised Duolingo doesn't accept "I'm going to be here later" much more natural english imho


Does this translate as I'm going to be here later than I intended or that said person is coming back to this place later


I am going to be here later on should be correct as well


I shall be here later should be accepted


Why "I am going to", instead of "I will"?


Im goong to be here very late?

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