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"In the night" is a phrase which is often translated as "en la noche", and "at night" is a phrase which is often translated as "por la noche". Learn more about the difference between "in the night" and "at night" below.
in the night(
ihn
 
thuh
 
nayt
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. en la noche
My dog is the noisiest in the night because he gets lonely.Mi perro es más ruidoso en la noche porque se siente solo.
b. por la noche
This hallway gets so dark in the night!Este pasillo es tan oscuro por la noche.
c. durante la noche
In the night, Eduardo frequently has nightmares about his ex-girlfriend.Durante la noche, Eduardo suele tener pesadillas con su exnovia.
d. de la noche
You can call me at any time in the night. My shift ends at 8 am.Puedes llamarme a cualquier hora de la noche, mi turno acaba a las 8 am.
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at night(
aht
 
nayt
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (indicating time)
a. por la noche
Be careful when leaving the office at night.Ten cuidado cuando sales de la oficina por la noche.
b. por las noches
The temperatures drop drastically at night.La temperatura baja bastante por las noches.
c. en la noche
The more the dog plays during the day, the more he sleeps at night.Cuanto más juega el perro de día, más duerme en la noche.
d. en las noches
At night, the darkness and snow make it dangerous to drive.En las noches, la oscuridad y la nieve hacen que manejar sea peligroso.
e. de noche
The novelist said she only writes at night.La novelista dijo que solo escribe de noche.
f. de la noche
What's the time there? - Here it's ten o'clock at night.¿Qué hora es allí? - Aquí son las diez de la noche.
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