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time

noun
 
/taɪm/
A1 a particular point in the day or night
hora
What time is it? What time do you leave for work in the morning?
A2 [no plural] Time is what we measure in minutes, hours, days, etc.
temps
He wants to spend more time with his family.
A2 a period of minutes, hours, years, etc.
temps
I lived in Florida for a long time.
A2 an occasion when something happens
vegada
How many times have you been to Chicago?
A2 a period of time in the past
època
We were very young at the time. the novel is set in the time of the Civil War. Did you enjoy your time in Japan?
all the time A2 very often
tota l’estona, sempre
It happens all the time. We go swimming all the time.
have time A2 to have enough time to do something
tenir temps
I never have time to eat breakfast.
have a good time B1 to enjoy yourself
passar-s’ho bé
Did you have a good time in Florida?
it’s time for/to do something B1 used to say that something should happen or be done now
és hora de (fer) ac
It’s time to get up.
on time B1 not early or late
puntual, a l’hora
I got to school on time.
in time B1 early or at the right time
a temps
We arrived in time to catch the train.
at the same time B1 If two things happen at the same time, they happen together.
alhora
We arrived at the same time.
two, three, four, etc. times B1 used to say how much bigger, better, worse, etc. one thing is than another thing
dues, tres, quatre, etc. vegades
Ben earns three times more than me. Their house is three times larger than ours.
in a day’s, two months’, etc. time B1 mainly UK a week, two months, etc. from now
d’aquí a un dia, dos mesos, etc.
I have to go to the doctor again in a month’s time.
can tell the time to be able to know what time it is by looking at a clock or watch
saber dir l’hora
can tell time If someone can tell time, he or she can know what time it is by looking at a clock or watch
saber dir l’hora
in no time very soon
en un no res
We’ll be home in no time.
at times sometimes
de vegades
At times, I wish I didn’t have to work.
from time to time sometimes, but not often
de tant en tant
We go to the beach from time to time.
take your time to do something without hurrying
prendre’s el temps necessari
The test will be difficult – take your time.
have time on your hands to have nothing to do
no tenir res a fer
Now that her children are all at school, Mary has found that she has time on her hands.
do time to spend a period of weeks, months, years, etc. in prison
complir una condemna
It’s not easy to find a job after you’ve done time.
(Definition of time noun from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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