algún tiempo

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algún tiempo
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. some time
Pasamos algún tiempo con nuestros nietos, pero no todo el que quisiéramos. Viven muy lejos.We spend some time with our grandchildren, but not as much as we'd like. They live very far away.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Sabes algo de Inés? - No, hace algún tiempo que no la veo. La tengo que llamar.Have you heard from Ines? - No, I haven't seen her for a while. I have to call her.
Le escribí y pasó algún tiempo antes de que me contestara, así que pensé que no estaba muy interesado en mí.I wrote to him and it was some time before he answered, so I thought he wasn't very interested in me.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Llevo algún tiempo con un dolor que no me deja dormir por la noche.For a while now, I've had a pain that keeps me awake at night.
Llevo algún tiempo buscando trabajo, pero de momento no he conseguido ni siquiera una entrevista.I've been looking for a job for some time, but so far I haven't even got an interview.
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