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"De la noche" is a phrase which is often translated as "at night", and "de la tarde" is a phrase which is often translated as "in the afternoon". Learn more about the difference between "de la noche" and "de la tarde" below.
de la noche(
deh
 
lah
 
noh
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cheh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (time of day)
a. at night
Son las once de la noche, ¿qué haces despierta?It's eleven at night. What are you doing up?
b. in the evening
Creo que empieza a las ocho de la noche pero no estoy segura.I think it starts at eight in the evening but I'm not sure.
2. (pertaining to a specific day)
a. of the night
Te hago el cuento de la noche en que naciste.I'll tell you the story of the night when you were born.
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de la tarde(
deh
 
lah
 
tahr
-
deh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (from noon until sunset)
a. in the afternoon
Ya eran las dos de la tarde cuando se levantó mi hermano.By the time my brother got up, it was already two o'clock in the afternoon.
b. afternoon
Mi nieta nació ayer a las cuatro menos cinco de la tarde.My granddaughter was born at five to four yesterday afternoon.
2. (from sunset until bedtime)
a. in the evening
¿A qué hora cierran las tiendas? - A las ocho de la tarde.What time do the stores close? - At eight o'clock in the evening.
b. evening
Te veré mañana a las nueve de la tarde.I'll see you at nine o'clock tomorrow evening.
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