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"En punto" is a phrase which is often translated as "sharp", and "hora" is a noun which is often translated as "hour". Learn more about the difference between "en punto" and "hora" below.
en punto(
ehn
 
poon
-
toh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (exact time)
a. sharp
El concierto comenzará a las nueve en punto.The concert will begin at nine o'clock sharp.
b. on the dot
¿Qué hora es? - Son las diez y media en punto.What time is it? - It's ten thirty on the dot.
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hora(
oh
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rah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (period of time)
a. hour
Tuve que esperarlos una hora y media.I had to wait for them for an hour and a half.
2. (specific time)
a. time
¿Qué hora es?What time is it?
3. (right moment)
a. time
Es hora de que se reúnan y tomen una decisión.It is time for them to meet and make a decision.
4. (part of a schedule)
a. period
Tenemos una hora libre después de matemáticas.We have a free period after math class.
5. (meeting)
a. appointment
Mañana tengo hora con el podólogo.I have an appointment with the podiatrist tomorrow.
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