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"In my free time" is a phrase which is often translated as "en mi tiempo libre", and "times" is a preposition which is often translated as "por". Learn more about the difference between "in my free time" and "times" below.
in my free time(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (one's own time)
a. en mi tiempo libre
In my free time, I like to be with friends.En mi tiempo libre, me gusta estar con amigos.
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times(
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)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (mathematics)
a. por
Seven times three is twenty-one.Siete por tres es veintiuno.
time
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (past, present, future)
a. el tiempo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The machine he built allows him to travel through time.La máquina que construyó le permite viajar en el tiempo.
3. (time of day)
a. la hora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Do you remember what time it was exactly?¿Recuerdas qué hora era exactamente?
4. (occasion)
a. la vez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This is the first time I've been to New York.Es la primera vez que voy a Nueva York.
5. (period)
a. el tiempo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's not much time left until my dance performance begins.No queda mucho tiempo para que empiece mi espectáculo de danza.
6. (point of time)
a. el momento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
At this time, the duke should be arriving at his estate for dinner.En este momento, el duque debe de llegar a su finca para cenar.
7. (era)
a. la época
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My four years in college were the best time of my life.Mis cuatro años en la universidad fueron la mejor época de mi vida.
8. (music)
a. el compás
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Playing in 3/4 time is no more difficult than 4/4 time.Tocar en un compás de 3/4 no es más complicado que hacerlo en un compás de 4/4.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to measure time)
a. cronometrar
He timed how long it took me to finish the exam.Cronometró cuánto tardé en terminar el examen.
10. (to be scheduled)
a. programar
The Independence Day fireworks are timed to start at nine o'clock.Los fuegos artificiales del día de independencia están programados para empezar a las nueve.
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