"Es tarde" is a phrase which is often translated as "it's late", and "me tengo que ir" is a phrase which is often translated as "I have to go". Learn more about the difference between "es tarde" and "me tengo que ir" below.
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me tengo que ir
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
a. I have to go
Me tengo que ir. - ¿Tan pronto? Quédate un poco más, por favor.I have to go. - So soon? Please stay a little longer.
b. I have to leave
Me tengo que ir antes del amanecer.I have to leave before dawn.
c. I must go
Es muy tarde ya. Me tengo que ir.It's very late. I must go.
d. I must leave
Me tengo que ir de la casa antes del 31 de enero.I must leave the house before January 31st.