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"Be here at ten past five!"

Translation:Beşi on geçe burada ol!

May 23, 2015


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Ektoraskan, I can't speak for DarrenMak, but I don't understand why gece is correct and not geciyor. I understood the use of the imperative mood in this sentence.

July 10, 2015


Hello Moonpanther. Here's the whole table:

IT IS ten past five. = Beşi on geçiyor.

AT ten past five. = Beşi on geçe.

IT IS ten to five. = Beşe on var.

AT ten to five. = Beşe on kala.

So if you're just saying what time it is, you use geçiyor/var. If you're saying at what time something happened or will happen, i.e., you have the "at" in English, then you use geçe/kala.

July 10, 2015


Thank you!

July 10, 2015


Great! Thanks for clearing that up

April 20, 2016


Çok teşekkür ederim

May 28, 2019


i don't understand the conjugation on this can someone please help explain

May 23, 2015


Are you talking about "ol!"? It's the imperative mood. It's the easiest pattern in grammar: Just omit the -mek/-mak from the verb, and ta da, it's imperative.

Yapmak → Yap! (do!)

Gitmek → Git! (go!)

Olmak → Ol! (be!)

May 23, 2015


Can the location go at the beginning? Burada beşi on geçe ol.

July 27, 2015


No, there is no usage such that. "Burada beşi on geçe ol" means like "Be ten past five at here", that is something like ordering to be a clock:) Maybe you can say "Burada ol beşi on geçe..." that would be an inverted sentence.

February 12, 2018


Burada beşi on kala ol - Is that not correct?

September 15, 2015


Oh, I meant geçe of course

September 15, 2015


Why we can't use buraya instead of burada in this sentence?

July 30, 2019

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Why is 'beşi onda' not correct here?

June 11, 2017


I google translated "geç" and it means "remain", which makes sense in this context. Is "geçe" in the dative case?

May 4, 2018


And similarly kal/kala?

May 4, 2018


What is different between geciyor and gece?

August 25, 2019


why " Beş onda geçe burada ol!" is not correct ?

September 8, 2019
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