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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nathdcfc

"Hasta dice la hora."

December 28, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Helyn

how would you distinguish between saying "until it says the time" from "it even says the time" I thought hasta was used more to say "until"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gro_com

Hasta is a preposition or a copulative conjunction (i know this sound funny in english, also in spanish) in this example half of the sentence is missing, for example, 'The watch has a cronometrer, alarm, countdown and it even tells me the time'. The other meaning you are looking or is 'hasta que diga la hora' 'until is says the time' in this example 'hasta' is a preposition meaning end of time.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/michisjourdi

Gracias, gro_com! That was muy helpful!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/michisjourdi

The dictionary hints were so severely lacking that I knew I was going to get this sentence wrong. I wasn't even close.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nathdcfc

i thought tiempo meant time and hora meant hour?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chris10545

thought hora translated to hour


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bullings

i thought hasta meant until and hora meant. i would have got this wrong if i was to translate this in english for the first time.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Guitarmatt

hora also means time in terms of "what time is it?" becomes "Qué hora es?" Tiempo is also used for weather "Como es el tiempo? =how is the weather? which is why I think they use hora for time.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeyG

It even tells the hour?!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kevinp2k13

some serious work is still needed to be done on duolingo's spanish section..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dickbeverly

Rather awkward English translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ndrake

I though 'aun' was even..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gro_com

'aun' can be also even.

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