In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(time of day)tarde feminineI haven't seen him all afternoon — no lo he visto en toda la tarde
- he's taken the afternoon off — se ha tomado la tarde libre
- he came in the afternoon — vino de tarde
- every Saturday afternoon — todos los sábados por la tarde (or en la tarde etc.)
- at four o'clock in the afternoon — a las cuatro de la tarde
- (as greeting) good afternoon! — ¡buenas tardes!
- (as greeting) afternoon! — ¡buenas!
- We have a group of nurses who take it in turn weekday mornings and afternoons, also one evening a week so I can go out.
- This afternoon, I spent about an hour gently massaging my throbbing temples.
- We're off to spend the afternoon and evening with a couple of friends shortly.
- Throughout the afternoon and evening local bands played live and there was a barbecue for visitors to enjoy.
- Training sessions are held at the hall on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings and Friday afternoons.
- The finding has led to renewed calls for British Summer Time to be used year-round to give lighter afternoons and evenings.
- This afternoon, the team plays for the first time since sharing six goals with Rangers a fortnight ago.
- Most volunteers normally spend a couple of mornings, afternoons or evenings on duty each week.
- There is no shame in returning at lunchtime to spend the afternoon with a book, or relaxing in the rooftop hot tub.
- Trains running along the busy railway line were halted during the afternoon and evening.
- Rain came on in the afternoon and in the evening the downpour increased.
- This afternoon, I have been sitting down for a fair bit, and now my back is really sore again.
- The problems happened during late afternoons, evenings and on Saturdays.
- This afternoon's events unfolded so quickly that it was difficult to fully comprehend.
- He loved to spend an afternoon or evening exchanging jokes and stories over a long game of cards.
- This afternoon, at the stadium, the pair come face to face for the first time this season.
- It was nice to see them and we had a pleasant afternoon and evening.
- Scores of people visited the event, which ran through the afternoon and into the evening.
- This afternoon we have bought a new sofa, a dining table and six chairs and a sideboard!
- This afternoon, for instance, mum cried because the house was such a mess.
2afternoons(as adverb) por las tardes(as adverb) en las tardes Latin America(as adverb) a la tarde River Plate(as adverb) de tarde River Plate
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