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"Los sábados por la noche."

December 28, 2012



My understanding is that 'por la noche' [or 'en la noche'] refers to 'at night' or within the night at no set time, as 'por la mañana' would be 'in the morning' and 'por la tarde' would be 'in the afternoon'. So, 'los sábados por la noche' is 'Saturdays at night' or the given translation of 'Saturday nights'. Note that specific times take 'de la mañana' as in: 'son las 10:00 de la mañana'.


Thank you! We definitely need more explanations like this.


This is an incomplete sentence and very confusing with the period at the end. Any way someone could fix this?


So many nitpickers! Its not a complete sentence! Its not 100% proper grammar! Nobody uses 100% correct grammar. And there is no way to learn a language 100% without being fully immersed. Hasn't anyone heard the term "lost in translation"? Learn the best you can, then start talking to people who really know the language to sharpen the rough edges.


why do these spaniards waste so many words... i mean couldnt it be just - sabados noche... that also conveys the same meaning...


IN English you could say 'On Saturday in the night', you can say 'sabado noche' if the context helps. is as 'sabado noche' is all noun. But if you are going to say 'this happens on saturday night' in spainish you need all the articles and prepositions, 'esto pasa los sabados por la noche'


This is an incomlete sentence. Is it :(a)On Saturday nights we go to the movies.


On saturdays at night........ Should be ok


that's what i think, too


This is just confusing


This is an incomplete sentence and is confusing. Does it mean We go to a movie on Saturday nights. Or We go to the moviefor the whole night.

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If someone asked you when do you have happy hour you would reply "at night" The I go is implied. This is not unusual in the lessons they have given and how people would speak.


Since "Saturday nights." is not a complete sentence. The original sentence and translation should not have a period.


Would "The Saturday nights" make sense?


Would every Saturday night by ok?


annoying accents. The first "a" in sábados seems to be pronounced just as the second "a." I don't understand the reason for the accent.


If it is: On Saturday nights, why isn't "night" plural (las noches)?

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